17 New York salt miners freed from stuck elevator

January 7, 2016 2:01 PM

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17 New York salt miners freed from stuck elevator

The two miners still stuck in an elevator 900 feet below ground at the Cargill rock salt mine near Lansing, New York, are expected to be rescued soon, said Marcia Winch, spokeswoman for the Tompkins County emergency response department.

The miners were entering the mine to start their shift at about 10 p.m. ET Wednesday when the elevator carrying them became stuck, said Mark Klein, a spokesman for Cargill.

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