(225 ILCS 705/10.03)
(from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 1003)
If any person is killed in or about a mine the operator shall notify the coroner of the county, who shall hold an inquest concerning the
cause of the death. The State Mine Inspector may question or cross-question
any witness testifying at the inquest.
(Source: Laws 1953, p. 701.)