Last updated: July 18. 2013 9:28AM - 64 Views
MIKE STOBBE and CARLA K. JOHNSON, The Associated Press

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VERNER, W.Va. (AP) A Mingo County man is dead after the backhoe he was operating went into the Guyandotte River.
Media outlets report that the accident occurred about 6 p.m. Wednesday near Verner.
State Police say the victim was in his 90s. His name hasnt been released. State Police say the man was trapped in the water for nearly two hours after he backed up the backhoe into the river. He later died at Logan Regional Medical Center.
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