MOFFAT COUNTY EMPLOYEE DIES IN LANDFILL
A worker died Thursday in an industrial accident at the Moffat County landfill near Craig.
The man, who was a Moffat County employee, died at the scene, according to a Moffat County Sheriff ’s Office media release.
The fatal accident happened at about 5:30 a.m., and multiple emergency responders rushed to the scene.
“There does not appear to be any suspicious or criminal circumstances surrounding the death,” the sheriff ’s office said.
The man was operating a dump truck and hauling snow to the landfill when the accident occurred, Craig Fire/Rescue Battalion Chief Troy Hampton told the Craig Daily Press.
The victim was not identified Thursday. An investigation is ongoing.