February 10, 2020 Fatality

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Brush Valley, Indiana Pennsylvania
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: J Clifford Forest III
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: February 10, 2020 (All day)

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: 
Gary McCormick, Lead Investigator:  
Phone: 724-548-5611

Preliminary Report

The victim was traveling down the slope in a personnel carrier on his way into the mine. Evidence indicates that the personnel carrier struck the left rib near the bottom of the slope. The mine examiner was found unresponsive beside his vehicle.