WVOMHST said Mike Cook was released from the hospital after accident at a Raleigh County mine.
The West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training has confirmed that Mike Cook, who was injured in an accident on Saturday, June 7 has been released from the hospital. Cook was hurt at the Marfork Coal Slip Ridge #1 mine, owned by Alpha Natural Resources. An investigation into what happened in under way.
ORIGINAL STORY: The West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training (WVOMHS&T) confirmed a serious incident occurred Saturday afternoon, June 7 at Alpha Natural Resources' Marfork Coal Slip Ridge #1 Mine in Raleigh County.
One miner was seriously injured and was transported to a local medical facility, but no additional injuries were reported.
WVOMHS&T inspectors were at the mine, but no additional information has been released.