UK Coal's Gareth Williams
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UK Coal confirms miner death at Kellingley Colliery

A miner has been killed and another rescued after being trapped following a roof fall in a North Yorkshire pit.

Gareth Williams, the managing director of UK Coal, confirmed the death at Kellingley Colliery. He said his thoughts were with the family of the deceased.

The two men became trapped up to their waist by debris at the pit near Knottingley on Tuesday afternoon.

  • 27 Sep 2011
  • From the section UK