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Tenneco Oil Company
Open-Pit Uranium Mine Electrocution

Texas
October 3, 1970
No. Killed - 2



Rescuer Death

A miner was electrocuted when he drove a portable drill rig with the mast up into a high voltage powerline.  In an attempt to rescue the truck driver, another miner was also electrocuted.



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