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June 3, 2021 Fatality

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Horse Creek Eagle, Raleigh, West Virginia
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: Alpha Metallurgical Resources Inc
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: June 3, 2021 - 12:00am

Preliminary Report

As the section foreman was crossing a shuttle car cable, the shuttle car struck the victim as the shuttle car was being trammed to the feeder.

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.

Fatality Alert

MINE FATALITY - On Thursday, June 3, 2021, a 42-year-old section foreman was fatally injured when he was hit by a shuttle car. The victim was struck when he walked into the path of a loaded shuttle car that was traveling to the dump point. 

Final Report

FAI-6316672-1

UNITED STATES

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

Report of Investigation

Underground

(Coal)

Fatal Powered Haulage Accident

June 3, 2021

Horse Creek Eagle

Marfork Coal Company, LLC

Naoma, Raleigh County, West Virginia

ID No. 46-09091