Excavator Operator Killed at Tennessee Quarry
- Published: Thursday, 04 August 2016 16:24
- Written by Rock Products News
On July 25, a 59-year-old excavator operator, with 17 years of experience, was killed at Vulcan Materials Savannah Quarry in Tennessee. Prior to the accident, the victim was loading shot rock into haul trucks. While waiting for the haul trucks to return, the victim was separating out oversized rocks when the cab of his excavator was struck by falling material from the highwall.