WILLIAMSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday were investigating after a man died in a central Pennsylvania coal mine.
Daniel Shoener, 36, of Donaldson, was struck by a rock about 1,000 feet below the surface in Williamstown Mine #1 on Tuesday afternoon, police said.READ MORE: Former Steelers WR Ryan Switzer Says Son Is Moving From ICU After COVID-19 Diagnosis, Surgery
Fellow miners were able to get Shoener to the surface, but police said his blunt force injuries were too severe and he died at the scene.READ MORE: Suspect Sentenced To 20-40 Years In Prison For Fineview Shooting
The mine is operated by Kimmel’s Coal and Packaging.
The accident was under investigation and no other details were available.MORE NEWS: Pirates Looking For All-Star Teachers
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