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Mining accident takes the life of IL man

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ILLINOIS (WFIE) -

From Southern Illinois, one person is dead in an underground mining accident.

It happened Wednesday at the Prairie Eagle Mine in Perry County.

Officials say 28-year-old Timothy K. Chamness of Royalton was killed.

The mine says an investigation into what happened is now underway.

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