Rescue Attempts for Two Trapped Men
Rescue attempts are underway in Ohio County where preliminary information indicates that two men from a blasting crew are trapped inside a truck after being covered by rock and material from a highwall collapse. Officials with the Kentucky Office of Mine Safety and Licensing are on site.
The accident took place this morning at Armstrong Coal Company’s Equality Mine near Centertown in Ohio County.
The conditions and identities of the workers are not known at this time.