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May 14, 2021 Fatality - Preliminary Report

Accident Report: Fatality Reference: 
Preliminary Report Overview: 

A continuous mining machine operator died after he was struck by rock that fell from the roof. At the time of the accident, the victim was under unsupported roof and was operating the mining machine to mine coal in the No. 1 entry on the 001 MMU.

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.