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Amherst Coal Corporation
Lundale No. 1 Mine Roof Fall

Lundale, Logan County, West Virginia
August 14, 1968
No. Killed - 3

A massive fall of roof occurred in this mine while a split was being initiated in a pillar between road No. 569 and road No. 570 of the No. 568 road section.

A miner operator, miner-operator s helper, and a roof bolter machine operator were killed instantly.  The roof-bolting machine operator s helper was injured slightly.

The Deceased:
  • Emmett Copley
  • Charlie Lowe
  • Enoch Tudor

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