Coal miner killed at Century Mine

A LOCAL coal miner is dead after an accident Saturday afternoon at the Century Mine in Beallsville.

According to Gary Broadbent, with American Energy, the victim’s name is Ryan Lashley, 32, of Somerton, Ohio.

The accidenrt happened Saturday around 4:30 p.m. at the mine on Mayhugh Hill Road in Monroe County, Ohio.

American Energy Corp. said they are investigating the accident.