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December 6, 2021 Fatality - Preliminary Report

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Preliminary Report Overview

The victim entered a pan feeder to remove a piece of angle iron. The angle iron prevented a gate, that was in a chute, from closing. Material from a surge pile above the chute fell through the open gate, into the pan feeder, and engulfed him.

The information provided in this notice is based on preliminary data ONLY and does not represent final determination regarding the nature of the incident or conclusions regarding the cause of the accident.