SHERIDAN — Cloud Peak Energy announced this morning there was a fatality at its Spring Creek Mine, which is located approximately 35 miles north of Sheridan. A press release from CPE indicates a single haul truck incident occurred at approximately 7 p.m. yesterday.
Big Horn County Coroner Terry Bullis indicated the person was from Sheridan. The name of the deceased is expected to be released this afternoon.
No other injuries have been reported.
Cloud Peak CEO and President Colin Marshall extended his sympathy to the family, friends and coworkers of the deceased.
The Sheridan Press will release more information about the incident as it becomes available.