Bradford Scott Reed died attempting to save Kenneth D. Long from suffocation, Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania, September 9, 1979. Kenneth, 14, using a rope, descended into a mine sinkhole 20 feet deep, where he was overcome by carbon dioxide and fell unconscious on a ledge near the bottom. Bradford, 16, high-school student, entered the hole and descended to Kenneth. While attempting to lift Kenneth, Bradford also was overcome. Both boys died.
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