Worker injured in Gibson County Peabody coal mine in Francisco - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Worker injured in Gibson Co. coal mine accident


A mining accident in Gibson County sends one worker to the hospital.

Dispatchers tell us the call came in just after midnight from the Peabody coal mine in Francisco.

Officials say a mine employee was hurt during a water line installation.

That person was taken to St. Mary's with a non-life threatening injury.

The victim's name and condition have not been released.

Normal operations at the mine were not interrupted.

Peabody Coal is working with MSHA to investigate the incident.

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