Miner Dies in Accident

One person is dead following a mining accident in Greenbrier County. Accodring to the Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training, the accident happened around 1:52 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, at the Southern Fork Coal Company, LLC, Blue Knob Surface Mine in Greenbrier County. They believe Adam DeBoard of Craigsville, WV, died during a fall from a highwall miner.
DeBoard was 38-years-old, and worked as a loader operator at the mine. The West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training is investigaing the incident.