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Man hospitalized after Madisonville mine accident

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MADISONVILLE, KY (WFIE) -

A man was sent to the hospital after a mine accident in Madisonville.

The Mine Safety and Health Administration confirms that one male was injured at the Elk Creek Mine around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.

MSHA officials say he was pinned between an automated temporary roof support system and the wall of the mine.

He was transported to a hospital and underwent surgery.

MSHA is investigating the accident.

No names have been released. His condition is unknown.

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