West Virginia coal fatality

A 50-YEAR-old motorman with more than 14 years’ mining experience was killed at the ACI Tygart Valley-operated Leer mine in West Virginia on May 16 when the diesel locomotive he was operating crashed through a closed airlock door.

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The Leer mine in West Virginia, US

The US Mine Safety and Health Administration announced overnight that the diesel locomotive was pulling six drop deck cars and had stopped to allow another motorman operating a trailing locomotive to

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