A Raleigh County mine worker suffered serious injuries Saturday afternoon at the Alpha Natural Resources’ Marfork Coal Slip Ridge #1 Mine.
The miner, who was not identified, was injured when a rock hit his hip, state emergency officials said.
The miner was hospitalized with injuries that were described as “fairly serious,” according to a report in the Charleston Gazette.
The accident occurred around 2 p.m. Saturday.
Inspectors were on the scene at the mine late Saturday night.