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June 7, 2021 Fatality - Preliminary Report

Accident Report: Fatality Reference: 
Preliminary Report Overview: 

The miner entered the top of a primary feed hopper to remove a large rock. While trying to break up the rock, raw material that remained on the sides of the hopper sloughed off engulfing the miner.

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.