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June 17, 2022 Fatality

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: Jackson Quarry, Jackson Georgia
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: N/A
Mined Material: N/A
Incident Date/Time: June 17, 2022 - 2:02pm

Preliminary Report

A contract miner died when the compactor he was operating overturned, pinning him beneath the cab. As the compactor was traveling in reverse, the compactor's left tire went off a four-foot embankment causing the compactor to overturn.

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 June 17, 2022, a contract miner died when the compactor he was operating overturned, pinning him beneath the cab.  As the miner was backing up, the left tire went off the edge of a four-foot embankment, causing the compactor to overturn.