Autopsy reveals the cause of death for Greene County miner

We have an update on a Friday afternoon coal mining accident in Knox County.

Posted: Mar 19, 2018 12:11 PM
Updated: Mar 19, 2018 12:42 PM

KNOX COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - We have an update on a Friday afternoon coal mining accident in Knox County.

An accident at Sunrise Coal in Oaktown killed 34-year-old Jason Williams of Bloomfield.

Knox County Coroner Brian Hagen has released the preliminary results of Wiliams' autopsy.

According to the report, the cause of death was internal injuries.

Hagen said toxicology results are still pending.

A representative from Sunrise Coal said the accident happened while Williams was driving a "mantrip" underground.

The accident remains under investigation.

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