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June 3, 2021 Fatality

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Horse Creek Eagle, Raleigh, West Virginia
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: Alpha Metallurgical Resources Inc
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: June 3, 2021 (All day)

Preliminary Report

A section foreman was struck by a shuttle car on its way to the feeder.

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 Thursday, June 3, 2021, a 42-year-old section foreman was fatally injured when he was hit by a shuttle car. The victim was struck when he walked into the path of a loaded shuttle car that was traveling to the dump point.