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May 18, 2021 Fatality - Preliminary Report

Accident Report: Fatality Reference: 
Preliminary Report Overview: 

A trailer carrying a diesel pump was being towed up an inclined roadway by a telehandler when the tow hitch suddenly broke. The trailer rolled down the roadway, striking a miner who was walking behind.

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.