Miner Killed in Accident at Buchanan Mine #1 - Beckley, Bluefield & Lewisburg News, Weather, Sports

Miner Killed in Accident at Buchanan Mine #1

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Consol Energy Representatives confirm that Michael J. Justice, 41, of Rowe, VA was killed today in an accident at Buchanan Mine #1. They said Justice was electrically troubleshooting at a roof bolt machine when the accident happened. Justice was a maintenance supervisor at the mine, and worked there for approximately 4 years. Federal and State authorities are on scene, and an investigation into the cause of the accident is underway. 

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