Highland Drilling Employee Dies on the Job

By WBNG News

Highland Drilling Employee Dies on the Job

December 11, 2011 Updated Dec 11, 2011 at 8:22 PM EST

Tioga County, PA (WBNG Binghamton) 35 year old Michael Johnson is dead after being run over by a fork lift on the job.

Johnson was originally from Clintwood, Virgina.

He worked for Highlands Drilling on a local well.

Johnson and other crew members from the company were working on a well on Hunters Road in Tioga County.

The victim was run over by a forklift while working on the site.

Johnson died as a result of his injuries.

Pennsylvania State Police in Mansfield say there was nothing suspicious or unexplained in regards to the victims death.

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