Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communication Office
Statement From Governor Fletcher on the Death of Coal Miner Rick McKnight

Press Release Date:  Friday, April 21, 2006  
Contact Information:  Brett Hall
Jodi Whitaker
Troy Body

“We are saddened by the report of Mr. McKnight’s death and extend our sympathies to his family, friends and co-workers,” Governor Fletcher said. “Two deaths in as many days are a concern, reminding us all of the dangers associated with mining coal.”