UPDATE: Man Died in Pipeline Accident Yesterday

Update to this original article.

WEST BRANCH TWP. – A man is dead following an accident yesterday on the Button Hollow Road in West Branch Township, PA.

State Police say that 50-year-old Joseph L. Craig, of Dayton, PA, was walking along a pipeline located there, when a truck working in the area backed over him.

Police say the operator of the truck did not see Craig walking.

Craig was pronounced dead at the scene by Potter County Deputy Coroner Kenneth J. Wingo at 4:30 pm.

Gale Hose Company, Galeton Police, Goodyear Hose, and Germania Fire Department assisted state police at the scene.