Kentucky Coal Miner Killed in Accident at Underground Mine

Kentucky Coal Miner Killed in Accident at Underground Mine

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky coal miner died Saturday in an accident at an underground mine, authorities said.
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