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January 11, 2022 Fatality

Accident Classification: Falling, Rolling, or Sliding Rock or Material of Any Kind
Location: Colmar, Bell, Kentucky
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: Thomas R Hamilton
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: January 11, 2022 - 2:45pm

Preliminary Report

A large tree fell from a highwall striking the cab of a pick-up truck, resulting in a fatal injury to the truck driver and a serious injury to the passenger.

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 January 11, 2022, a 32 year-old miner died while driving on a mine road when a tree fell from a highwall onto the cab of his pickup truck.   

Final Report

FAI-7020751-1

 

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

REPORT OF INVESTIGATION
Surface

       (Coal)        
Fatal Falling, Rolling, or Sliding Rock or Material of Any Kind Accident
January 11, 2022

Colmar
Nally & Hamilton Enterprises Inc
Calvin, Bell County, Kentucky

ID No. 15-19884
Accident Investigators
Silas Brock