Shippingport Power Plant Accident Kills Kevin Bachner and John Gorchock and Hurts 4
Shippingport, Pennsylvania (September 3, 2017) – Two contractors who inhaled toxic fumes at a Pennsylvania power plant died and four others were hospitalized in Beaver County, according to authorities.
The fatal incident occurred on Wednesday, August 30, in Shippingport, about 56 Kilometers northwest of Pittsburgh at the Bruce Mansfield Power Station.
According to police, the contractors were in a confined, well-type area at the Bruce Mansfield Power Station after hydrogen sulfide gas was released.
Kevin Bachner, 34, and John Gorchock, 42, were killed for they could not reach safety.
As per a chief executive officer, two workers were released from the hospital on Friday while a worker, 43, was still in the hospital and was improving. There was limited information on the condition of the fourth injured worker.
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