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Reported Mining Accident in Monongalia County

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A mining accident was reported in Monongalia County in the evening hours of Nov. 10.

Monongalia County 911 dispatchers confirmed that Monongalia County EMS responded to an accident at Dana Mining Co. Inc., located on Lazzelle Union Road in Maidsville.


The West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training also confirmed what it described as a "serious incident" resulting in an injury at Red Bone Mining Company's Crawdad No. 1 Mine in Monongalia County.


According to the Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training, one person was injured and taken to a nearby hospital, but the extent of that person's injuries was unknown.


Inspectors from the Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training went to the mine and a spokesperson for the office said updates about the incident could be expected Tuesday, Nov. 11.

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