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Governor and First Lady Justice Issue Statement on Death of Coal Miner in McDowell County

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice and First Lady Cathy Justice issued the following statement today after learning of the death of a coal miner in McDowell County.

Steven H. Hively, of Philippi, was fatally injured Monday morning when he was pinned by an air drill at Ramaco Resources’ Berwind Mine, located in McDowell County. Hively, 52, had 20 years of underground mining experience and many advanced mining certifications.

“Cathy and . . .

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