UMWA mourns loss of miner at Pinnacle mine


MAY 19, 2017

[TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil Roberts issued the following statement today:

“The hearts and prayers of the entire UMWA family are with the family of our brother Luches Rosser, 44, a member of UMWA Local Union 1713, who was killed last night at the Pinnacle mine in Wyoming County, W. Va.”

“Our Local Union and International safety representatives are at the mine now, participating in the investigation of this incident. We stand ready to assist Brother Rosser’s family in any way we can.”