5 NEWS UPDATE: Consol Officials Confirm Death of Loveridge Miner
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on February 14, 2013 @ 7:51PM
Created on February 14, 2013 @ 2:09PM
5 News has received email from CONSOL Energy confirming that 51 year-old Glen Clutter passed away sometime Thursday afternoon.
According to that email, Clutter was injured when he attempted to re-rail a haulage car Tuesday night.
Clutter, who lived in Baxter, began his career in 1981 at the Blacksville No. 1 Mine and worked at Loveridge for the past decade.
CONSOL Energy continues to work closely with state and federal mine safety officials to determine the cause of the incident. Safety remains at the core of everything we do at CONSOL Energy. It is our priority to prevent events like this one from ever happening and we continue to strive for a workplace experience of zero accidents.
Company officials wanted us to convey that their thoughts and prayers remain with Mr. Clutter's family and loved ones during this difficult time.
Out of respect to Mr. Clutter, his family and colleagues, Loveridge Mine operations have ceased temporarily and will resume at 4:00 p.m. Friday.