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    Mining Accident Near Gary In McDowell County


    The West Virginia Department of Commerce has confirmed that there was an incident Thursday at XMV #39 Mine in McDowell county near Gary.

    Initial reports indicated that two man trip machines had collided.

    A total of six miners were injured and transported to Welch Emergency Hospital.  All individuals have since been released.  Inspectors from the West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety, and Training are investigating.

    The Mine has returned to normal operations.

    Stay with WOAY NewsWatch for the latest.




    Tyler Barker

    Tyler grew up in the foothills of North Carolina, in a one stop light town named Boonville, NC and was promoted to Chief Meteorologist where you can find him weekdays at 5, 6, and 11 pm on WOAY-TV.
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