PROSPERITY, Pa. (KDKA) — A 25-year-old man has died in a mining accident in Washington County.
The Washington County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Tanner McFarland of Washington, Pennsylvania.READ MORE: At Least 1 Shot In Pittsburgh's Marshall-Shadeland Neighborhood
According to the coroner’s office, McFarland died Thursday night at the Consol Energy Enlow Fork Mine in Prosperity.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Man Benjamin Fleming Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter After Deadly Hawaii Vacation Fight
A long wall collapsed, falling on top of him.
State police are investigating his death.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Police Warn Of Severe Consequences For Roaming Packs Of Off-Road Vehicles
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