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Report: Lucky Friday Mine Death Blamed On Lapse In Safety

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Spokesman.com - An underground worker killed by a November 17 accident at the Lucky Friday Mine was wearing the wrong type of safety harness, according to a newly-released federal report obtained by our partners at the Spokesman-Review.  

Brandon Gray, 26, was attempting to unplug a rock bin when the material below him started moving. He was engulfed in the rock and died of his injuries two days later. He was employed by Cementation USA, a contractor at the Lucky Friday.

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