February 10, 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:
Gary McCormick, Lead Investigator:
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.
COAL MINE FATALITY – On February 10, 2020, a mine examiner was operating a personnel carrier down a mine intake slope. Evidence indicates that the personnel carrier struck the left rib while traveling down the intake slope. The mine examiner was found unresponsive near the bottom of the slope, lying beside the personnel carrier.