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October 20, 2021 Fatality

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: Wegenhoft Plant, La Grange, Texas
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Summit Materials LLC
Mined Material: Construction Sand and Gravel
Incident Date/Time: October 20, 2021 - 9:45am

Preliminary Report

The miner was struck by the bucket of an excavator while assisting in repositioning a hopper.

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 October 20, 2021, a 50-year-old mechanic with 12 years of experience was fatally injured when he was struck by the bucket of an excavator while assisting in repositioning a hopper.