DILLINER, Pa. (AP) – A coroner says he and a team of anthropology students have recovered what they believe to be more fragmented remains of a worker who was killed when a southwestern Pennsylvania natural gas well exploded last month.
Greene County Coroner Greg Rohanna tells the Observer-Reporter the remains are believed to be those of 27-year-old Ian Robert McKee, of Morgantown, W.Va. Rohanna has been assisted by Dr. Dennis Dirkmaat and students from Mercyhurst University.READ MORE: West Virginia Woman Admits She Was Paid For Trafficking Teen
Other remains found previously at the Chevron well pad in Dunkard Township were also believed to be McKee’s.
McKee was a contract technician working on the well when it exploded into fire Feb. 11. A second well head nearby caught fire three days later due to flames from the first blast.READ MORE: Friends, Family Hold Funeral Service For 15-Year-Old Steven Eason And Call For Justice
The well heads have since been secured.3 People Shot Near Lower Burrell’s Kinloch Volunteer Fire Department In Westmoreland County
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