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Man Injured in Eastern Kentucky Mine Accident

An Eastern Kentucky miner is recovering tonight after an accident inside a mine.
It happened Saturday afternoon at the Panther Mine in the Clover Lick area of Harlan County.
Officials say 24 year old Christopher Miles was shocked by an electrical cord inside the mine.
He was flown to a hospital in Johnson City, Tennessee, where he's said to be in stable condition.
Investigators are still trying to figure out how the accident happened.


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