Viburnum Community Mourns After Accident Claims Life of Lead Miner

(Viburnum) The Viburnum area is mourning the death of one of their own today.

A miner lost his life Tuesday at around noon in a lead mine accident in Iron County.

According to a family member, Hagen Barton was killed while working underground at the Doe Run Company’s Casteel Mine in Bixby.

Regional Radio is attempting to reach the Doe Run Company for further details on what happened.