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October 1, 2022 Fatality - Preliminary Report

Accident Report: Fatality Reference

Preliminary Report Overview

A miner died while he was removing a haul truck engine with a crane. The engine was being lifted with the crane when the auxiliary line broke, causing the hook and ball assembly to fall and strike 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.