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October 1, 2021 Fatality

Accident Classification: Handling Material
Location: Ovyn #1 Pit, Taylor, Wisconsin
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Dennis Ovyn
Mined Material: Construction Sand and Gravel
Incident Date/Time: October 1, 2021 - 12:00am

Preliminary Report

A miner entered a surge bin to free stuck material. The material collapsed and engulfed the miner. 

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.