Rain will gradually changeover to snow early Monday morning as temperatures crash into the upper 20s. While snowfall amounts through Monday afternoon will be less than one inch for most, untreated roads are expected to be slick. This is especially the case along the KY/VA border where 1-3" is expected. We have issued a Severe Weather Alert Day to keep you informed on possible negative impacts to travel through Monday afternoon.
MALDEN, W.Va. (AP) - State authorities have identified a miner who died following an accident at a Kanawha County coal operation.
Brandon E. Townsend, 34, of Delbarton, which is in Mingo County, died Wednesday after a hydraulic jack exploded on a belt press at Midland Trail Energy's Blue Creek preparation plant.
Another worker was injured.
Department of Commerce spokeswoman Leslie Fitzwater said Thursday that the accident remains under investigation.
Midland Trail is owned by Patriot Coal.