A coal miner from Mingo County is dead after an accident early Friday morning.
Officials with the West Virginia Office of Miner’s Health, Safety and Training say a move crew employee was killed at Coal River Mining LLC’s Fork Creek #10 Mine in Boone County.
That miner is being identified as Johnny Mack Bryant II, 35, from Lenore.
Officials say Bryant had worked at the site for more than a year. The accident happened at about 4 a.m. Friday.