Southwest Virginia man killed in mine accident

BUCHANAN COUNTY, Va. (WYMT/WVNS) - A Buchanan County, Virginia man is dead, following a mine accident Wednesday afternoon.

It happened at Consol's Buchanan Mine Number One.

Officials say 41 year old Michael Justice was troubleshooting on a roof bolt machine when the accident happened.

We are told federal and state authorities are investigating the accident.

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