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Mine Disasters in the United States



A and B Coal Company
A and B Mine Roof Fall

Knott County, Kentucky
December 12, 1961
No. Killed 4

News Articles:
Four men were killed in a multiple roof fall.

The deceased:
  • Kenny Adams
  • Sidney Bryant
  • Josh Noble
  • Ben Sexton
Note: According to the MSHA fatality database, the name of the company was the A and B Coal Company.  However, the news article of December 13th identifies the operation as the Bradley-Breeding No. 4 truck mine.




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