Fatal accident reported on Braden Hill Rd.
On Friday, Nov. 28, at approximately 2 p.m., the Tyler County Sheriff’s office, along with the Middlebourne Fire Dept., Shirley Fire Dept. and the Middlebourne EMS, responded to an Antero Pad located on Braden Hill Road in Tyler County for an industrial accident. As a result of the accident, a male was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The deceased was identified as Ryan Dunn, 29, of Given, West Virginia. Dunn was an employee of Precision Drilling, contracted by Antero to work at the job site.
It was reported that Dunn and an unnamed co-worker were working next to the drill site when they were moving a large ribber tired loader. The co-worker was attempting to move the loader when it ran over Dunn inflicting fatal injuries.