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Stay Out Stay Alive Fatal Accident Summaries
for 2009

July 8, 2008
Man Falls 350 Feet Into Mine

A North Carolina man was fatally injured when he fell 350 feet into a Vance County mine. The victim apparently entered the mine property through a locked gate while the mine was closed for the July 4th holiday. After entering the property, he traveled along the edge of the quarry highwall to a small platform used for a water pump pipe, where he fell 350 feet down the pit face high wall.