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November 1, 2021 Fatality

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Mountaineer II Mine, Logan, West Virginia
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: Arch Resources Inc
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: November 1, 2021 - 4:45pm

Preliminary Report

While traveling down a mine slope, the victim lost control of a four passenger rubber-tired personnel carrier. The vehicle crashed at the bottom of the slope pinning the victim underneath.

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 November 1, 2021, an electrician with 25 years of mining experience was fatally injured while traveling down a mine slope.  He lost control of a four-passenger rubber-tired personnel carrier, and the vehicle crashed at the bottom of the slope, pinning the victim underneath.