Coal Miners' Bodies Recovered After Mine Cave-In

Published 05/13 2014 08:40PM

Updated 05/13 2014 08:41PM

The bodies of two West Virginia coal miners are recovered.

Officials say the men were trapped last night at 'Brody Mine' when the ground caved in.
A spokesperson for the US Mine and Safety Health Administration says the accident is still under investigation.

The mine is owned by a subsidiary company of Patriot Coal and has been cited in the past for safety violations.

According to federal records, the government closed the mine down temporarily last year.

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