Man dies in Knox County mine accident

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The Knox County Coroner’s Office says a man was found dead in an Indiana coal mine on Friday.

According to the coroner, 34-year-old Jason Williams of Bloomfield, Indiana was found inside the Sunrise Coal Mine Friday afternoon.

Williams died from internal injuries from a rollover of a mine transportation vehicle he was operating, according to the coroner’s office.

Preliminary autopsy results were released Monday.

Multiple agencies, including the Indiana Bureau of Mines and the Indiana State Police, are investigating the incident.

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(This story was originally published on March 19, 2018)

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