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March 5, 2021 Fatality - Preliminary Report

Accident Report: Fatality Reference: 
Preliminary Report Overview: 

The victim was operating an excavator along an elevated roadway adjacent to a dredge pond. The ground under one excavator track sloughed off causing the excavator to overturn, fall approximately 13 feet, and slide into the pond.

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.