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Oneida County Department of Public Works
Heald Pit Landslide Accident

Remsen, Oneida County, New York
August 11, 1978
No. Killed - 3

Star Gazette News Article  (3.2 Mb)  PDF Format

Victims were fatally injured when they were engulfed in a slide of sand and gravel of approximately 30 to 60 cubic yards (85 tons).

Those killed were identified as Paul V. Bello, 23, of Utica and Raymond A. Linck and James M. Weeks, Jr., both 18 and both of Chadwicks.

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