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Fatality #4 - June 08, 2017

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Hastie Mine, Illinois
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Controller: Donald D Hastie; Robert L Hastie
Mined Material: Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC
Incident Date: June 8, 2017 - 8:00am
Time of Death: June 8, 2017 - 8:00am

Public Notice

This posting serves to provide a public notice to employees of the mine, employees of the mining company(s), employees of independent contractors with any connection to the mine, persons with any connection to the mine, and any person with information regarding the cause or contributing factors of this accident.

Please provide any information to:

James A. Hines, Lead Accident Investigator
Phone: 218.720.5448

 

Preliminary Report

The victim was operating a Caterpillar 777F haul truck, dumping a load of gravel at a dump point, when the ground at the dump began to slough. The truck went over the edge of the dump point, overturning and landing on the roof of the truck approximately 30 feet below. The victim was transported to the hospital, where he later died of his injuiries. 

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY – On June 8, 2017, a truck driver was operating a Caterpillar 777F haul truck, dumping a load of gravel, when the ground at the dump point collapsed.   The truck went over the edge of the dump point, overturning and landing on its roof approximately 30 feet below. The victim was transported to the hospital, where he later died of his injuries.

Final Report

MAI-2017-04

UNITED STATES