Victim IDs Released in Coal Slide at Colorado Power Plant

DENVER (AP) — Two males who died after they have 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 Metropolis died within the accident Thursday on the Comanche Producing Station in Pueblo, The Denver Submit experiences.

The lads labored for Utah-based Savage, a contractor for Xcel Power 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 lads had been standing about 30 ft (9 meters) up a slope of the pile when the slide occurred, in line with the Pueblo Hearth Division.

Xcel is working with Savage, native and federal authorities to find out the reason for the accident.

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