Fatality #1 - January 21, 2008
METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On January 21, a 58 year-old contractor truck driver with 3ï¿½ years experience was fatally injured at a cement operation. He was found on the ground behind the rear tires of a bulk cement truck that was located at a truck access rack. Truck drivers used this facility to access the hatches on the top of the trucks. Although there were no eyewitnesses, the victim's injuries were consistent with a fall from an elevated location.