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August 4, 2022 Fatality

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: Wooten Sand & Gravel, Inc., Miller, Arkansas
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Jimmy Wooten
Mined Material: Construction Sand and Gravel
Incident Date/Time: August 4, 2022 - 5:06pm

Preliminary Report

A co-owner / president died when he was struck by a bulldozer while he was working on it at the mine's shop. 

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 August 4, 2022, a mine manager died while performing maintenance on a bulldozer.  While kneeling on the bulldozer’s track, the victim accidentally engaged the lever that put the bulldozer in reverse.  The bulldozer track moved the victim to the rear of the bulldozer where he was run over.