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Peabody Coal Company
Deer Creek Mine Roof Fall

Huntington, Utah
May 12, 1975
No. Killed - 3



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Rescuer Death

A roof fall occurred in the Deep Creep mine that resulted in the death of two men.  During recovery operations later the same day, another man was killed and two more injured.  In an effort to help their friends, Alfred Willis of Huntington was killed and two other men were injured and hospitalized.



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