Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

WV State News

January 24, 2014

Wrongful death suit filed over W.Va. mine accident

MORGANTOWN — The estate of a man killed during an incident at West Virginia mine is suing CONSOL Energy and two of its employees for wrongful death.

Glen Clutter Jr. of Baxter was killed in February 2013 after being struck in the head by a metal bar as he was trying to re-rail a supply car at CONSOL’s Loveridge Mine near Fairview.

CONSOL received citations from the U.S Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration as a result of the incident.

The Dominion Post reports that the suit filed by the 51-year-old’s family names CONSOL and two supervisors as defendants.

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