All 17 Trapped Salt Miners Rescued In Upstate New York
The workers at Cargill's Cayuga Salt Mine got stuck in an elevator 775 feet below the surface at about 10 p.m. Wednesday.By Matt Moreno | January 7, 2016
All 17 salt mine workers are safe after they were trapped underground for several hours in New York.
"Extremely relieved and happy to say they're out," said Cargill Mine Manager Shawn Wilczynski.
Around 8:30 a.m. local time, the last of the 17 miners was pulled from the stuck elevator at Cargill's Cayuga Salt Mine. They'd been trapped since about 10 p.m. Wednesday.