Thursday, January 12, 2006

Roof Collapses at Ky. Mine, Killing One AP United States:
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Part of the roof collapsed Tuesday at a coal mine in eastern Kentucky, killing one miner, a state official said.
The rock fall occurred about 900 feet inside the Maverick Mining Co. LLC mine in Pikeville, near the Virginia line, said Chuck Wolfe, spokesman for the Kentucky Office of Mine Safety and Licensing.