November 1, 2021 Fatality
While traveling down a mine slope, the victim lost control of a four passenger rubber-tired personnel carrier. The vehicle crashed at the bottom of the slope pinning the victim underneath.
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 November 1, 2021, an electrician with 25 years of mining experience was fatally injured while traveling down a mine slope. He lost control of a four-passenger rubber-tired personnel carrier, and the vehicle crashed at the bottom of the slope, pinning the victim underneath.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
Fatal Powered Haulage Accident
November 1, 2021
Mountaineer II Mine
Mingo Logan Coal LLC
Sharples, Logan County, West Virginia
ID No. 46-09029