Fatality #5 - February 23, 2017
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:
Ricky Runyon, Lead Accident Investigator
A section foreman was seriously injured by roof rock that fell in the No. 3 entry on the active working section. The rock fell from between roof bolts and was approximately 3 feet wide by 2 feet long by 3 to 4 inches thick. First aid was administered and the injured miner was transported to a medical center. Due to medical complications from the injuries he sustained, the victim died on April 6, 2017."