|By Marketwired .||
|May 16, 2014 06:27 PM EDT||
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/16/14 -- Klondex Mines Ltd. (TSX: KDX)(OTCQX: KLNDF) ("Klondex" or the "Company") regrets to announce an employee at its Midas mine in Northern Nevada was recently found unconscious and unresponsive in a working underground heading. Emergency response was immediately dispatched, and the employee was transported to the hospital for advanced care where he was pronounced deceased by hospital staff.
The Company notified the regulatory agencies, and an investigation has been initiated. At this point in time, the cause of the incident has yet to be determined "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this tragic event", said Paul Huet, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. "We are working closely with the regulators and the authorities to determine the cause of the incident. The health and safety of our employees and contractors is our highest priority."