NORTH BEAVER TOWNSHIP, Pa.– State police say a 60-year old man died after he was struck by a falling pipe at a gas and oil well site in Lawrence County on Monday. Troopers say it happened at a site operated by Hicorp Energy in North Beaver Township.
Officials identified the victim as 60-year-old Leonard Clair Long, Jr, of Glen Campbell, Pennslyvania. Reports indicate the large steel pipe fell from a tuck and struck Long.
Hilcorp issued a public statement announcing the cause of the accident remains under investigation.