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Mine truck driver ejected

Mine truck accident fatally ejects operator

A heavy vehicle driver became airborne after suffering a deadly collision. Authorities recently investigated circumstances surrounding a service truck accident that fatally catapulted an operator...

Coal shuttle car fatality

Heavy vehicle fatally crushes coal employee

A resources worker died after being pinned by machinery. Authorities recently examined how a heavy vehicle fatally crushed a coal employee at an undisclosed operation on 2 October 2023. “A...

Coal train

Vehicle operator charged over North Qld coal fatality

Authorities formally accused a Townsville driver of killing his passenger in the Whitsunday region. A 40-year-old man was recently charged with dangerously operating a vehicle causing death in Bogie...

Truck operator falls

Heavy vehicle operator suffers fatal fall

A truck driver plunged to his death after his employer allegedly failed to take safety measures. Authorities recently investigated a heavy vehicle fatality at an undisclosed mine site. The operator...

Dozer death

Mining boss dies after failing to brake

A resources decision-maker became fatally crushed due to not using his heavy vehicle’s stopping device. Jimmy Wooten Senior died shortly after a 2018 Komatsu D65PX-18 accidentally ran over him...

Overturned dump truck

North Qld truck fatally pins employee after fall

A heavy vehicle crushed a resources worker to death after a rapid descent in the Whitsunday region. Authorities recently released conclusive findings from Adam Malone’s tragic workplace...

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