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One rescuer reportedly killed, others injured in another cave-in at Crandall Canyon mine
08/16/2007 09:52:22 PM MDT
One person is dead and four are injured tonight after a cave-in during a search and rescue operation for six trapped miners in the Crandall Canyon mine, according to a woman who is related to one miner and three rescuers.
"They just told me to come to the hospital, said Debbie Oveson, whose son and two nephews are part of the rescue crew digging a fresh air tunnel into the mine. "They said there was a cave-in and a miner was killed and four were injured."
However, a Castleview Hospital official said as many as 11 people were involved in the accident. Three at the hospital in Price are listed in very serious condition, he said. Five ambulances raced up and down Crandall Canyon tonight to the mine site where rescue workers have been trying to find six miners trapped since Aug. 6.
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