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July 21, 2021 Fatality

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: Black Thunder, Campbell, Wyoming
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: Arch Resources Inc
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: July 21, 2021 - 12:00am

Preliminary Report

A miner received fatal injuries while attempting to add a boom extension to a crane. In the process of removing the boom pins, the miner was struck by the boom. 

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.

Fatality Alert

MINE FATALITY – On July 21, 2021, a miner received fatal injuries while adding a boom extension to a crane.  The miner was working under the boom to remove the boom pins when he was struck by the boom.