Tuesday, September 4, 2007

One killed in Mingo County mine accident

One killed in Mingo County mine accident
September 04, 2007 7:46 AM

A miner has been killed in an apparent roof collapse in Mingo County.The name of the victim hasn't been released.
Terry Farley with the Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training says the accident occurred at the Consol of Kentucky Bronzite Mine near Naugatuck yesterday afternoon.
This is the second Mingo County mine fatality in less than a month. In August, section foreman Stevie Joe Browning died after he suffered head injuries at the Rockhouse Creek Development Number Eight Mine near Gilbert.