Worker dies in accident at Arch Coal's Mingo Logan Coal Co. Mountaineer II Mine in Logan County, West Virginia

SHARPLES, West Virginia , August 15, 2011 () – Fatality reported at Arch Coal underground mine in West Virginia

A fatal accident has been reported at an Arch Coal Inc. underground mine in southern West Virginia.

The West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training says the accident occurred before 7 a.m. Monday at the Mingo Logan Coal Co. Mountaineer II Mine in Logan County.

Further details weren't immediately available. The state mining office says federal and company investigators were at the mine site.

Representatives for St. Louis-based Arch Coal and the federal Mine Safety Health Administration didn't immediately return requests for comment.

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