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Authorities Searching for Man Trapped in a Gold Mine

Authorities Searching for Man Trapped in a Gold Mine



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(KSL News) Authorities are looking for a man trapped 200 feet underground at a Nevada gold mine.

The mine is about 100 miles northwest of Elko, Nevada. It's run by the Newmont Mining Corporation and has since been evacuated.

The man has been missing since yesterday morning when a loader he was working in collapsed through the floor.

Authorities Searching for Man Trapped in a Gold Mine

Cameras have located the loader, but there's been no sighting or contact with the worker. Officials say they believe the man could still be alive, but because the ground is unstable crews haven't been able to find him.

The company is working with government officials and mine safety departments.

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