April 19, 2021 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:
Ramiro Jimenez, Lead Investigator:
A miner was found crushed between an articulated haul truck and the victim’s personal vehicle.
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 April 19, 2021, a miner stopped his haul truck in front of his personal vehicle to get his lunch. While standing and eating his lunch, the haul truck rolled forward, pinning the miner between the haul truck and his personal truck.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
(Construction Sand and Gravel)
Fatal Powered Haulage Accident
April 19, 2021
Mobile Crusher #3
Frontera Materials Inc
La Joya, Hidalgo County, Texas
MSHA ID No. 41-04292