Stories tagged: mine fatality
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
Worn-out brakes caused accident that killed truck driver at Buckhorn Mine
Worn-out brakes on a dump truck caused a December accident that fatally injured a contract worker at the Buckhorn Mine in Okanogan County, the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2011
Mine death put on bosses
Unsafe work practices caused the cave-in that killed an employee at the Lucky Friday Mine in April, federal investigators have concluded. Larry “Pete” Marek was buried in a 25-foot-high rock …