CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training says that a miner injured in February at the CK Mine No. 5 in Mingo County has died from complications related to his injuries.
According to the office, Dennis J. Fillinger of Harts, West Virginia, died Thursday. He was struck by a piece of falling rock about 9:30 p.m. Feb. 23.
The 62-year-old Fillinger was a section foreman for CK Coal Corp.’s CK Mine No. 5.
Inspectors from the office are still investigating.
A call to the company wasn’t immediately returned Friday.