Driver Dies Delivering Coal in Logan County

Feb 10, 2017

West Virginia mine safety authorities say a 54-year-old coal truck driver has died from injuries he suffered last week in Logan County.

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The Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training says the loaded truck driven by Franklin Vannoy Jr. of Delbarton unexpectedly overturned while he was delivering coal to the Greenbrier Minerals Elk Lick Loadout dump site about 7:25 a.m. on Feb. 3.

He was a driver for Stacy Equipment & Repairs Inc.

The office says its inspectors are investigating.