CLAY COUNTY, Fla. — A man is dead after he got trapped in the track of heavy machinery in Clay County.
James Henderson, 61, of Williston was operating heavy machinery at Chemours Mining when he got trapped and was killed.
Clay County Fire Rescue said it was dispatched to the area at 1:44 p.m. The call triggered a large response, even a unit from Jacksonville, but additional units were quickly called off, CCFR said.
Henderson was an 18-year employee of Brown & Root, a company contracted by Chemours, according to Clay County Sheriff's Office.
Operations at the mine, which is located at 6700 C.R. 218 near U.S. 301, were ceased for the night, according to deputies.
Federal workplace authorities, which handle mine accidents, have been notified.
Chemours released the following statement:
Chemours also talked about what type of work Henderson was doing:
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