Man Dies at Drilling Site


A Kane man is dead after being hit in the head by a large pipe fitting at a well drilling site in Jones Township Monday morning.

42-year-old Stephen Jones was working on the site two-and-one-third miles east of Route 219 at 7:45 a.m. Monday. Elk County Coroner Lou Radkowski pronounced him dead at the scene, according to a news release faxed to WESB and The HERO by Ridgway-based state police.

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