Coal Miner Killed in Pa
This makes 42 miners killed this year.
TREMONT, Pa. -- An explosion in a coal mine killed a miner Monday, but five others escaped, authorities said. The blast happened 2,300 feet underground at the R&D Coal Co. anthracite mine in Schuylkill County, about 80 miles northwest of Philadelphia. (WAPO LINK)
5 miners escaped the blast. It's dark as a dungeon and damp as the dew, Where danger is double and pleasures are few, Where the rain never falls and the sun never shines ...