Ohio man killed, 2 other workers hurt in W.Va. mine accident

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CAMERON, W.Va. (AP) — State officials are investigating a coal mine accident in Marshall County that killed one worker and injured two others.

In a statement to media outlets, Murray Energy identified the miner who was killed as John M. "Mike" Garloch of Neffs, Ohio. The company says Garloch was a management employee. The injured miners haven't been identified.

Murray Energy says the accident occurred Sunday night at its Marshall County Coal Co.'s Marshall County Mine near Cameron.

West Virginia Department of Commerce spokeswoman Leslie Smithson says the West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training is investigating.