Angels Camp, CA – Calaveras County Coroner Kevin Raggio has confirmed the identity of a local man who tragically perished in an industrial accident near Mokelumne Hill.
Clarke Broadcasting contacted Raggio, who confirmed next of kin notification and stated that the deceased man was 57-year-old Ansel John Bowman.
On Monday afternoon, Calaveras County sheriff’s officials released a statement sharing that at about 10:20 that morning, dispatch received a report of a serious injury to a county employee who was working in the area. Along with deputies, medics and fire agencies responded to what was described as a rural area outside of Mokelumne Hill.
Unfortunately, although responders rendered medical assistance, Bowman succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.
Raggio states an autopsy is pending and there are not any other details currently available about exactly what happened. Sheriff’s officials confirm that several agencies are working to determine the cause of the accident.