Colorado Mine Accident Kills 2 & Injures 20

Nov 18, 2013 8:02 AM

OURAY, Colo. (AP) - Officials in Colorado are looking into whether a small explosion led to the deaths of two miners in southwestern town of Ouray on Sunday.

The Denver Post reports the two died from carbon monoxide poisoning. Twenty others were injured.

Officials say they're looking into the source of the gas. An official with the Star Mine says the two dead miners had their personal respirators.


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