Two workers killed at West Virginia mine with history of safety violations

Brody No 1 mine near Wharton, owned by Patriot Coal Corporation, cited for 192 safety violations in most recent review

Two West Virginia miners became trapped and died late on Monday evening at a mine with a history of safety violations.

Eric Legg, 48, and Gary Hensley, 46, died as a result of a collapse in the Brody No 1 mine near Wharton, which occurred at about 8.45pm on Monday.

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