June 24, 2019 Fatality
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:
Mike Dunlap, Lead Investigator:
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.
MSHA MINE FATALITY – On June 24, 2019, a 34-year-old contractor with 10 years of experience, received fatal injuries when he fell beneath the wheels of a tractor-trailer. Miners were using a bulldozer to pull the tractor-trailer, which had become stuck in the sand. As the tractor-trailer began to be pulled, the victim was seen walking toward the side of the truck. The victim died at the scene from crushing injuries after being run over by the truck wheels.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
June 24, 2019
Northwest Crane Service, LLC. (D581)
Dolese Bros. Co.
East Sand Plant
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma