REP. JENKINS STATEMENT ON COAL MINE FATALITY
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on the passing of coal miner James Whitlock of Smithers at a Raleigh County mine:
“I’m saddened to learn of the death of James Whitlock, one of West Virginia’s hardworking miners. Coal miners are truly a family, and today, that family is united in sorrow. I join all West Virginians in sending our condolences and prayers to his family, friends and fellow miners during this difficult time,” Rep. Jenkins said.