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Texavada Mine Asphyxiations

Pine Grove, Lyon County, Nevada
June 23, 1970
No. Killed - 3

MESA Final Investigation Report  (680 Kb)  PDF Format

Victims were suffocated when the sides of a prospect trench collapsed and entrapped them at an abandoned mining camp 18 miles south of Yerington, NV.  Ground fall occurred on the 23rd (afternoon) or 24th (morning) of June.

The deceased:
  • Roy H. Lummus, 52
  • Louis E. Doyle, 49
  • Richard Sinnett, 37

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