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May 8, 2024 Fatality

Accident Classification: Electrical
Location: U.S. Aggregates-Flat Rock Plant, Shelby Indiana
Mine Controller: Heritage Group
Mine Type: Surface
Mined Material: Crushed Crushed Broken Limestone NEC
Incident Date/Time: May 8, 2024 11:20 am

A contractor performing rigging duties for a crane operation died from an electrical shock after the crane contacted a powerline.

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 May 8, 2024, a miner was electrocuted while unloading a roll of belt from a trailer.  The miner was performing rigging duties when the crane boom contacted an overhead high-voltage powerline.