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Colorado / Mine Accident #71144

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 17, 1981
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(Studio) Bodies of miners trapped in Colorado coal mine reported recovered.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Glenwood Springs, Colorado) Rescue and recovery effort examined; films shown. [Relative of victim Vince AYALA - comments.] Details of rescue effort and circumstances surrounding accident discussed. [Mid-Continent Coal Company vice president Robert DELANEY - concludes deaths were instantaneous.] Miners here noted not part of ntnwide. strike alleged complaints of miners with regard to gas build-up mentioned. Details of investigation considered. (Studio) Item recapped at end of bdcast.
REPORTER: John North

North, John;
Reynolds, Frank

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