Three people were taken to local hospitals after a mining accident in the Ohio Valley.

The three people, who were not named at this time, were rescued from the Sparta Portal, a Consol Energy mining portal in Morris Township in Washington County just after 4 a.m.

The miners were trapped underground, according to officials.

One of the minors was flown by helicopter but is in stable condition according to officials, the two others were taken to a hospital for minor injuries.

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