Just in today is news that a coal miner was killed on Saturday at Peabody Energy’s North Antelope Rochelle Mine near Gillette, Wyoming. According to the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration:
A surface miner was killed last night at about 11:45, after being ejected when his haul truck went over a highwall. District 9 personnel issued a 103J order upon notification and responded to begin an accident investigation. This is the second miner killed at this mine in 2014.