August 11, 2021 Fatality
While conducting a pre-operational examination of his truck, a contract truck driver was struck by the rear wheels of the truck when it rolled forward.
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 11, 2021, a 53-year-old contract truck driver with ten years’ experience was fatally injured while conducting a pre-operational examination of a truck. The rear wheels of the vehicle struck the truck driver when the truck rolled forward.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
Fatal Powered Haulage Accident
August 11, 2021
HWM Truck Lines, Inc. (E467)
Summersville, West Virginia
Star Bridge Preparation Plant-Rail Load
Carter Roag Coal Company
Mill Creek, Randolph County, West Virginia
ID No. 46-06736