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West Virginia officials are investigating the death of a coal miner.
State Department of Commerce spokeswoman Leslie Smithson says preliminary information suggests the miner at the Leer Mine in Grafton may have suffered a medical condition. She says a full investigation is under way by the state Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training.
WBOY-TV reports an emergency call to the Harrison-Taylor 911 Center was made at 4:15 a.m. Monday.
The miner’s name wasn’t immediately released.
It marks the second reported death at a West Virginia coal mine this year. A miner died in an accident at a Wyoming County mine on Jan. 4.