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Scranton, PA mine accident, Jul 1906

FATAL MINE ACCIDENT

Andrew Matlinsky, a miner, was killed, and William Warman and Michael Kelly, all of Scranton, were injured by a fall of roof in the Diamond mines of the D., L. & W. company at Scranton yesterday. Matlinsky was 40 years old, and it required two hours to get his body from under the mass of rock that fell on him. He leaves a wife and family.

The Wilkes - Barre Times, Wilkes - Barre, PA 18 Jul 1906



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