UPDATE: 1/28/2011 10:30 a.m.
PINEVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The name of a miner, who was killed in an accident in Wyoming County has been released.
The Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training says John Lester, 19, died Wednesday afternoon at Baylor Mining's Jim's Branch No. 3A mine.
Lester was a red hat miner, which means he was still training, but was able to work some positions without direct supervision.
He had 90 days of experience in the mine.
State officials tell WSAZ.com the accident involved a conveyor belt in the underground mine.
The mine is temporarily under a closure order as state and federal investigators continue the investigation.