Man Dies in Fall at Scrubgrass Plant

| August 21, 2019

KENNERDELL, Pa. (EYT) – An employee at the Scrubgrass Power Plant was killed in an accident at the plant early Tuesday morning.

According to Gerry Rae, Chief of Clintonville Volunteer Fire Department, around 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday, a 19-year-old man employed at the Lisbon Road power plant died after falling down a large shaft in the area of the coal chutes at the plant.

The man fell approximately 60 feet.

Franklin-based State Police, Emlenton Ambulance, and Venango County Coroner Christina Rugh were also called to the scene.

The identity of the man has not yet been released.

Calls to Venango County Coroner Christina Rugh have not yet been returned.

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