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Russellton Mine Roof Fall

Russelton, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
December 1, 1970
No. Killed - 3

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An assistant mine foreman, continuous mining machine operator, and a roof bolting machine operator were all killed in a roof fall.

The deceased:
  • Daniel E. Campbell, 55, assistant mine foreman
  • Joseph P. Gedraitis, 59, continuous miner operator
  • Philip M. Orsini, 55, roof bolter operator

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