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Worker dies of head injury at CONSOL mine in northern W.Va.; state investigation underway
Reported by: Associated Press
Friday, October 4, 2013 3:46 PM EDT
Mine safety officials say a worker has died of a head injury at CONSOL Energy's McElroy mine in Marshall County.
How the victim was injured was not immediately clear. The miner died on the way to the hospital.
Spokeswoman Leslie Fitzwater says an investigation is underway. She couldn't immediately offer more details.
Pennsylvania-based CONSOL didn't immediately comment.