June 14, 2017

Manchin Statement on Miner Death in Boone County

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement on the death of Rodney Osborne, a coal miner who was working in Boone County.

“Our coal miners and their families make unthinkable sacrifices, day in and day out, to keep our state and nation strong. Today, as we mourn the loss of Rodney Osborne in Boone County, we come together to lift up his family, friends, coworkers and loved ones in prayer. As West Virginians, the loss of one of our own is felt in every corner of the state. Gayle and I join all West Virginians in holding the Osborne family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”