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Mine Disasters in the United States

West Virginia Coal and Coke Corporation
No. 5 Mine Roof Fall

Omar, Logan County, West Virginia
June 19, 1945
No. Killed 4

Fatal Investigation Report  PDF Format

A large amount of rock suddenly fell killing four men and seriously injuring another one.

The deceased:
  • Smith Hubbard, 63
  • Jesse Howard Duty, 44
  • Lat Kirk, 49
  • Charles Psimer, 47

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