Miner Dies Wednesday in Boone County
There's been another mining death in West Virginia. This one happened in Boone County late Wednesday. The WV Office of Miner's Health, Safety, and Training says a roof collapsed, and the man died from injuries after he was brought to the surface. The man worked for a Boone County operated by Patriot Coal. The MSHA website, this is the first fatality at a mine in West Virginia since the safety stand down, and the fifth West Virginia mine-related death so far this year.