Accident at Ouray mine kills 2 and injures 19

November 19, 2013
Ouray City Hall, Ouray, ColoAndreas F.Borchert
Ouray City Hall, Ouray, Colo

Nineteen other miners were injured in the incident and were taken to area hospitals, and all but two were treated and released.

Bob Ferriter is Senior Mine Safety and Health specialist at the Colorado School of Mines.

He tells CPR’s Mark Bevis that carbon monoxide isn’t naturally present in mines, so investi-gators will have to figure out where came it from and why it was there.