United States
Department of Labor

Search form


Fatality #26 - October 28, 2008

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Wyodak Mine, Wyoming
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: Black Hills Corp
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: October 28, 2008 - 5:11pm

Fatality Alert

COAL MINE FATALITY - On Tuesday, October 28, 2008, a 48-year old haul truck operator with 2 years experience was fatally injured when the cab of the haul truck he was operating was struck by the rear of another haul truck that was traveling in reverse. The victim was behind the cab at the time of the accident and was pinned between the air tank and brake cabinet of the haul truck.

Final Report