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Preliminary Report - Fatality #16 - April 18, 2014

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On April 18, 2014, a security guard on mine property fell or slipped from the cab of his personal vehicle into a shallow diversion ditch at the base of a berm along a roadway. He was found with his face submerged in approximately 12 inches of water. An autopsy indicated that the death was "Drowning" and that a contributory condition was "marked alcohol intoxication".

A request for determination of chargeability was submitted to the Agency's Review Committee on June 11, 2014. The case was not determined to be chargeable until December 22, 2014.