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Fatality #10 - May 27, 2008

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Lake Herman Quarry, California
Mine Controller: James M Syar
Mine Type: Surface
Mined Material: Crushed, Broken Stone NEC
Incident Date/Time: May 27, 2008 10:48 am

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On May 27, 2008, a 52-year old truck driver with 2 years experience was fatally injured at a surface crushed stone mine. The victim backed a truck to the edge of a stockpile to dump. The truck went over the crest and fell approximately 30 feet to the floor below.