Mining Accident Death Report

Two dozen people died in mining accidents in the U.S. last year, the lowest nationwide total ever recorded, according to the Department of Labor.Among them were 11 deaths in coal mines, including four in West Virginia and four in Kentucky, according to data from the Mine Safety and Health Administration. The coal mine total matched the tally from 2018.The mine safety agency said it was reviewing two other deaths that could add to the total of 24.

Source: MG News

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