Miner Dies in White County Coal Accident
White County coroner Chris Marsh tells WSIL-TV says Robert Smith died after Saturday's accident. An autopsy was performed Sunday. Investigators say the Norris City man was in a cart at White County Coal in Carmi when the vehicle veered off an underground path and overturned.
State and federal officials are at the scene investigating.
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