Indiana man dies in mining accident

FREELANDVILLE, Ind. (WTHI) – A Linton, Indiana man is dead after an accident at the Triad Mine in northern Knox County.

The Freelandville Fire Department says it was called to the mine at around 5:15 Tuesday night.

Brian Mason, 25, was driving a large surface mine truck when the truck went off a high wall and fell around 100 feet to the ground.

Emergency crews had to cut Mason out of the truck.

Then he was loaded into a helicopter and taken to a hospital where he later died.


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