Investigation continues into Hopkins Co. mine accident

Miner’s funeral set for Tuesday

Investigation continues into Hopkins Co. mine accident

HOPKINS CO., Ky. (WFIE) - Tuesday is the funeral for a coal miner who was killed in Hopkins County last week.

Officials say 39-year-old Jeremy Elder died after being pinned under a piece of mining equipment inside Warrior Coal’s Cardinal plant.

There’s an ongoing investigation into the accident.

The funeral is set for 2 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church in Providence.

Elder leaves behind a wife and two children.

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