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October 2, 2023 Fatality

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Maple Springs Mine, Somerset Pennsylvania
Mine Controller: JAZ Ventures LP
Mine Type: Underground
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: October 2, 2023 12:41 pm

A miner was fatally injured when he was struck by a shuttle car and pinned against the coal rib. 

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.


MINE FATALITY – On October 2, 2023, a miner died after he was pinned between a shuttle car and a coal rib.