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Texavada Corporation
Texavada Mine Asphyxiations

Pine Grove, Nevada
June 23, 1970
No. Killed 3



Victims were suffocated when the sides of a prospect trench collapsed and entrapped them at an abandoned mining camp 18 miles south of Yerington, NV.  Ground fall occurred on the 23rd (afternoon) or 24th (morning) of June.



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