Fatal incident at WA mine


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A man has died after the truck he was driving veered off a haul road at an iron ore mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara Region.

The incident happened about 11pm on Wednesday.

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety is investigating the incident.

Department safety director Andrew Chaplyn said operations had ceased at the mine following the incident.

Four mine workers have been killed at work since the beginning of this year, Safe Work Australia figures show.

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