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Jury rules Sullivan mine deaths accidental


Last updated 8/26/2007 at Noon

A coroner's jury at an inquest in Kimberley, British Columbia, in mid-July decided that the four deaths at Teck Cominco's decommissioned Sullivan mine last year were accidental. Two workers and two paramedics died when they entered an airless water-sampling shed on the site. The paramedics weren't prepared for entering a mine building because they thought they were dealing with a drowning, the...

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