The Mine Safety and Health Administration has issued a safety alert following the death of a tractor trailer coal truck driver whose truck tipped over earlier this year.

MSHA said the driver was driving a tractor trailer on February 3 and the coal in the truck bed was damp and frozen. As the driver raised the bed, attempting to dump the load of coal, the trailer rocked and eventually tipped over. The driver jumped from the truck, the agency said, and suffered fatal injuries.  Click here to read my article.