June 1, 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:
Clayton Johnson, Lead Investigator:
The accident occurred when an over-the-road truck driver was attempting to deploy the trailer tarp on his truck. The victim fell from the trailer, striking the ground. CPR was attempted at the scene until EMS arrived. The victim was transported by EMS to local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
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 June 1, 2020, a contract truck driver died after falling from the top of his trailer. The victim received first aid/CPR at the scene and passed away after being transported to a local hospital.