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Miner killed in coal mining accident in Saline County

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SALINE COUNTY, IL -

A miner was killed in an accident at the New Era Mine in Saline County, Illinois on Monday.

The American Coal Company says an employee of a contractor was pinned beneath a piece of equipment he was working on.

The name of the employee is being withheld at this time.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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