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2nd worker trapped under collapsed Kentucky coal prep plant has died, governor says

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Gov. Andy Beshear says the second of two workers trapped under a coal mine preparation plant that collapsed earlier this week in eastern Kentucky has died. The governor made the announcement Friday. Billy Ray Daniels and Alvin Nees were trapped under rubble at the Martin Mine Prep Plant after an 11-story abandoned building crashed down Tuesday night. The men were completing work to prepare for demolition. Officials say Daniels was located alive but died during rescue efforts. Crews worked for days digging through the wreckage to find Nees. Officials said earlier Friday that his family still held out hope he would be found alive.

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