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Dredge operator drowns in accident in Oklahoma
Posted By Tina Grady Barbaccia On August 31, 2010 @ 3:44 pm In Aggbeat Online,Aggman Newsletter,Industry Briefs | No Comments
On Aug. 14, 2010, a 23 year-old dredge operator with four years of experience died at a Southwestern State Sand Corp. sand and gravel dredge operation in Oklahoma. The victim and another miner were pulling a small boat from a dredge pond onto a boat trailer attached to a pickup truck. When the boat slipped back into the water, the victim attempted to retrieve it and drowned.
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