August 21, 2020 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:
James A. Hines, Lead Investigator:
The customer truck driver sustained fatal head injuries while he was deploying the tarp system on his fifth-wheel side-dump trailer.
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.
MINE FATALITY – On August 21, 2020, a truck driver sustained fatal head injuries while he was deploying the automatic tarp on his fifth-wheel side-dump trailer.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
(Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC)
Fatal Machinery Accident
August 21, 2020
Martin Marietta Materials Inc.
Gilmore City, Pocahontas County, Iowa
ID No. 13-02188