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Granite company draining nearly 5 million gallons from quarry to assist in search for body

Aug 13, 2015

Granite company draining nearly 5 million gallons from quarry to assist in search for body

Upwards of 4.7 million gallons of water is being drained from a quarry in Minnesota with the help of a granite company in an attempt to find the body of a missing man. According to the St. Cloud Times, the Stearns County ...

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State and Province News – August 2015

Aug 03, 2015

State and Province News – August 2015

California Despite a request from Syar Industries, the Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency declined to write a letter of support for the operator’s expansion. According to the Napa Valley Register, Syar Industries would like to enlarge its 497-acre quarry by ...

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A 20-year-old died while swimming in a New York quarry

Jul 29, 2015

A 20-year-old died while swimming in a New York quarry

A man who went missing after he jumped into a New York quarry was found dead the next day in yet another deadly quarry drowning. Robert Burts, 20, jumped from a dock into the quarry with three friends on July 18 ...

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A man died while scuba diving in a North Carolina rock quarry

Jul 19, 2015

A man died while scuba diving in a North Carolina rock quarry

A man died during a scuba accident at a rock quarry in Mooresville, North Carolina, July 15. According to WBTV, a man who has not been identified was scuba diving in the Lake Norman rock quarry with another person when he ...

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Man dies after drowning in a Michigan quarry

Jul 15, 2015

Man dies after drowning in a Michigan quarry

A man died over the weekend after he drowned in an a quarry lake in Michigan. Richard Buikema was found on the shore of the lake in the Marne area unconscious at noon July 10, according to WZZM in Grad Rapids. Investigators ...

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Two teens drown in Oklahoma rock quarry

Jun 15, 2015

Two teens drown in Oklahoma rock quarry

  Two teenage males were found dead after they drowned in a rock quarry in Caddo County, Oklahoma. According to Fox 25 in Oklahoma City, 18-year-old Denton Walker and 17-year-old Dontavios Ware were trying to swim across the quarry when they became ...

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Man faces additional charges in fatal crash

Sep 04, 2014

Man faces additional charges in fatal crash

The man who was driving under the influence and crashed into a Naperville, Illinois, quarry, is facing additional DUI counts. Michael Szot, 21, is facing nine counts of aggravated DUI causing death. He was originally charged with only four counts of aggravated DUI and ...

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Warning: Fredericksburg quarry ‘a deadly place’ (VIDEO)

Aug 06, 2014

Warning: Fredericksburg quarry ‘a deadly place’ (VIDEO)

Several days ago Aggregates Manager sent out a safety alert after a young man drowned at an abandoned Fredericksburg rock quarry. Now the local fire department is also issuing a safety alert in the form of a warning video. The fire department ...

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Safety alert: Bright future cut short after drowning

Jul 17, 2014

Safety alert: Bright future cut short after drowning

At just 18 years old, Anthony Mandel Johnson, Jr. had a bright future ahead of him. He was recent graduate of Forrest Park High School in Virginia and an aspiring violin player with plans to attend college in Florida. His bright ...

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Body of teenager pulled from Milford quarry

Jul 11, 2014

Body of teenager pulled from Milford quarry

Tragedy has once again struck a quarry in Milford, Massachusetts. Although rescue crews feared the worst when a teenager jumped off a cliff into the pond and never surfaced, they remained somewhat hopeful. After all, the teen had been swimming ...

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