Searching For Miner

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet officials say they are looking for James D. Brown, 33, of Lynch who was working at the D-29 Darby Fork Mine in Holmes Mill in Harlan. They say a section of a roof collapsed.Brown has 13 years of mining experience as a roof bolter. He began his shift Sunday night at 10:00 p.m. when he was working about 14,000 feet underground and then the roof collapsed, about one hour later.Mining operations are shut down during the search which is expected to take most of Monday.

Source: MG News

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