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UPDATE: Identity released in fatality at Marshall County mine

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 (WVVA) The West Virginia Office of Miner's Health, Safety and Training is investigating a fatality at a Marshall County coal mine.

The accident happened at 9:00 p.m. on Sunday at the McElroy Mine in Cameron. 

Two miners were injured and one was killed when a roof and wall collapsed at the East longwall face of the mine. Assistant Longwall Coordinator John Garloch, 45, was fatally injured. Two other miners were taken to local hospitals for treatment. One has since been released.

The mine is owned by Murray Energy.

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