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September 8, 2023 Fatality

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Sewickley Mine, Indiana, Pennsylvania
Mine Controller: Clyde Holding Inc
Mine Type: Surface
Mined Material: Crushed Broken Stone NEC
Incident Date/Time: September 8, 2023 10:15 am

A miner died while he was working inside a hopper after a front-end loader dumped stone into the hopper. 

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 thecause of the accident.


MINE FATALITY – On September 8, 2023, a miner died after entering a hopper to clear an obstruction.  A front-end loader dumped two loads of crushed limestone into the hopper with the miner inside.