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Michael Ramsey, 62, killed when dump truck falls 100 ft into pit at Rosebud Mine in Colstrip, Montana
No one else was in the vehicle, described as a large dump truck.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. A mine rescue crew rappelled into the pit to recover the body.
Emergency crews were contacted at about 5:20 p.m. on Saturday. Ramsey was driving the truck and for some reason fell more than 100 feet into a pit, Fulton said.