Coroner releases the name of a man killed in a mine accident

The Knott County Coroner said that the man killed in a mine accident was 61 year old Delmer Miller of Salyersville.

Miller was a contract worker removing a belt line at the McCoy Elkhorn Coal Mine near the Mousie community when he fell 15 feet off a cat walk.

Officials say he suffered a head injury and died on the way to the hospital.

The Magoffin County Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.


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