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Coal Miners Help Couple After Their Electric Car Runs Out of Battery Right Outside the Mine

A Washington, DC, couple left stranded after their electric car ran out of battery was saved by none other than coal miners who were working nearby. Despite the ongoing push toward energy-efficient vehicles, the guys were more than happy to push the stranded car to the mine to get it recharged.
West Virginia State Senator Randy Smith (R-Tucker)—who chairs the Senate Committee on Energy, Industry, and Mining and is also a safety coordinator at Mettiki Coal, which operates the mine—recounted the incident on social media. And the response to the post has been phenomenal.
The somewhat ironic turn of events took place early this month when the pair, driving from Washington to the town of Davis in West Virginia, broke down right outside the Mountain View Mine. They were approximately 170 miles from home….

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