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May 16, 2024 Fatality

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: Coal Mountain No 1 Surface, Wyoming, West Virginia
Mine Controller: Scott Kiscaden
Mine Type: Surface
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: May 16, 2024 08:42 am

A contractor died after the excavator he was operating fell over a highwall.

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.


MINE FATALITY – On May 16, 2024, a miner died when the excavator he was operating traveled over a 200-foot highwall.