DENVER (AP) — Two males who died after they had been buried in a coal slide at a Colorado electrical energy producing plant final week have been recognized.
The Pueblo County Coroner stated that Kyle Bussey, 28, of Pueblo and Philip Roberts, 36, of Canon City died in the accident Thursday at the Comanche Generating Station in Pueblo, The Denver Post experiences.
The males labored for Utah-based Savage, a contractor for Xcel Energy that operates the plant’s coal yard. Witnesses reported that the accident occurred on a feeder pile for the station’s coal-fired energy plant, which is Colorado’s largest.
Rescuers discovered the our bodies of the 2 males buried beneath about 60 ft (18 meters) of coal after a day-long search. The males had been standing about 30 ft (9 meters) up a slope of the pile when the slide occurred, in accordance with the Pueblo Fire Department.
Xcel is working with Savage, native and federal authorities to find out the reason for the accident.
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