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Man dies of injuries suffered at Pike Co. mine

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PIKE CO., IN (WFIE) -

A coal miner hurt in an accident on Friday in a Pike County mine has died.

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office in Louisville tells 14 News that Larry Swartz, of Petersburg, died from the injuries he received in that accident.

Vectren officials say Swartz was hit by a piece of equipment at the Five Star Prosperity Mine Friday afternoon.

Swartz was air lifted to a hospital in Louisville where they later died. 

An investigation is underway to find out exactly what happened.

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