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Miner Dies In Tragic UT Mine Collapse



Emory County, Utah ( KUTV) A miner is dead after Utah's Rhino Mine collapsed on Friday. Two coal miners were buried in the cave–in.

One coal miner was rescued and taken by ambulance to the hospital.
Members of the Rhino Mine rescue team recovered the body of the second coal miner, Elam Jones.

Julie Jones, Elam's mother says, "I do want let everyone know how much Elam loved the mine Elam loved Rhino coal mine it was a family organization."

The cave–in is still under investigation.

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