Miner Killed at Century Mine

BEALLSVILLE – American Energy Corporation officials confirmed that a miner was fatally injured at the Century Mine, a longwall operation, at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The accident is under investigation as to the cause.

Meetings have been held with members of the family. The victim was identified as Ryan E. Lashley, 32, of Somerton, Ohio. American Energy sends its condolences to the family.