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Last updated 5:24AM ET
March 9, 2021
Alabama
Alabama
Man Dies After Falling at Coal Mine
(2007-08-01)
(APR - Alabama Public Radio ) - A Hoover man performing work on a roof fell 22 feet to his death at a Jim Walter coal mine in western Jefferson County.

According to Deputy Coroner Jay Glass, Wade Drew, 27, was pronounced dead on the scene after the accident, which occurred at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the company's coal mine facility in Adger.

The Birmingham News reported on its Web site that the man was employed by a company doing work at the site.

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