Man Dies In Mining Accident

An eastern Kentucky man is dead after he fell in a mine accident.

It happened early Friday morning in the Ary community in Perry County.

State mining officials identified the victim as 55-year-old Harold Lee Graham from Campton. He worked at the ICG Hazard mine.

Investigators say he was using a bulldozer to move debris and somehow fell over a 180 foot tall high-wall.

State officials are looking into what caused the accident. The mine will stay closed until the on-site investigation is complete.

This is the fourth fatal mine accident reported in Kentucky in 2008.


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  • by CHARLES S. Location: CAMPTON on Sep 22, 2008 at 12:21 PM
    OUR PRAYER'S GO OUT TO THIS WONDERFUL FAMILY,GOD BLESS EVERYONE..
  • by me Location: ky on Sep 20, 2008 at 02:54 AM
    god bless this family and friends
  • by Tina Location: Ky on Sep 19, 2008 at 09:19 PM
    Our Prayers go out to this family....May God Bless you all...
  • by Anonymous on Sep 19, 2008 at 08:17 PM
    i'm sorry for the lose you couldn't have asked for a better mean than he was
  • by dr Location: belcher ky on Sep 19, 2008 at 07:07 PM
    may god bless everyone involved during this time
  • by someone Location: stanton on Sep 19, 2008 at 02:14 PM
    Thoughts and prayers for the family!
  • by Anonymous Location: 41831 on Sep 19, 2008 at 11:49 AM
    god bless this family..

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