One Gravel Pit Worker Located in Copiah County

Copiah County Emergency Management and the Mississippi Emergency Management agencies have been notified that with the help of the Mississippi’s “Task Force Two” Search and Rescue team and additional crews, Green Brothers Gravel Company has located one of its workers trapped inside equipment at the incident site.  The team is in the process of removing that worker from the equipment at this time.
 
Officials are not releasing the name of the recovered employee at this time. 
 
“Task Force Two”, along with other crews are continuing their efforts to recover the second employee at the site.
 
Green Brothers and MSHA have been in charge of the recovery operation since it occurred close to 11:30 a.m. June 3.
 
Copiah County EMA, MEMA and other state resources are providing support to the operation as requested.
   
There will be a news briefing scheduled later today.
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