September 17, 2019

Manchin Statement On The Death Of Steven Vernon Keeney At Kanawha County Mine Facility

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement on the death of electrician, Steven Vernon Keeney, this morning in the American Eagle Mine in Kanawha County.

“Gayle and I send our hearts out to Steven Vernon Keeney’s family and loved ones and we, like all West Virginians, will keep them in our prayers. Every day, our mine workers put their lives on the line as they enter the mines and power our nation, and we are deeply grateful for their contributions. We are forever thankful for Steven Vernon Keeney and his contribution to our state; this is truly a tragic loss.”