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Deadly mine accident in Martin County

A man is dead after an accident at a Martin County coal mine.

The coroner says it happened at Martin County Coal's Voyager Number 7 mine in Pilgrim.

He says the miner was pinned in between a piece of machinery and a steel I-beam and suffered a head injury.

The miner, who's in his 20's and was from Magoffin County, was pronounced dead around 8:45pm Monday night.

His name has not been released yet.


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