November 23, 2020

Manchin Statement On The Death Of Taylor Scott Halstead At Kanawha County Mine Facility

Charleston, WV – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement on the death of Taylor Scott Halstead at the American Eagle Mine in Kanawha County.

“Gayle and I send our hearts out to Taylor Scott Halstead’s family, friends, and loved ones. This terrible news is especially heartbreaking during the holidays. Our miners put their lives on the line every day as they enter the mines and power our great nation. We are deeply grateful for their sacrifices, and we are forever thankful for Taylor’s contribution to our state. This is truly a tragic loss. Gayle and I, like all West Virginians, will keep Taylor’s family and loved ones in our prayers.”