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January 27, 2023 Fatality

Accident Classification: Electrical
Location: Wrens Plant, Jefferson, Georgia
Mine Controller: IMin Partners
Mine Type: Surface
Mined Material: Kaolin and Ball Clay
Incident Date/Time: January 27, 2023 06:33 am

Two contractors were electrocuted when a 14,400-volt overhead power line came in contact with their off-road dump trucks, and the contractors were outside the cabs of their trucks and came in contact with the electrical energy.

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.