She had the flu last week and he flew straight out from the mine to come and be with her in that time.
Us officials say coal miners killed in West Virginia were leaving the mine in a vehicle.
The Four Mile mine, 550 kilometres north of Adelaide.
A deadly Russian mine blast kills 12 and injures 41 people.
A MELBOURNE man has been shot dead near the giant Freeport mine in Indonesia's Papua province in an apparent sniper attack.
The Beaconsfield mine didn't open again until 1998.