A contract miner was fatally injured when he fell beneath the wheels of a tractor-trailer. The miners were using a bulldozer to pull the tractor-trailer, which had become stuck in
the sand. The victim was standing approximately 20-30 feet away, and as the tractor-trailer began to move, he was seen walking toward the side of the truck. The victim died at
the scene from crushing injuries.
The information provided in this notice is based on preliminary data ONLY and does not represent final determination regarding the nature of the incident or conclusions
regarding the cause of the accident.