Missing Mine Worker Found Dead

The body of a missing worker has been found at an Idaho mine.

Larry "Pete" Marek had been trapped for nine days after a mine collapse.

Search crews were hoping that the 53-year-old was still alive.

Mining officials announced yesterday afternoon that Marek had died.

Crews removed his body from the mine and notified his family.

Authorities are investigating the accident.

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