Snyder Township, PA – A coal miner was killed in an accident at a mining site in Jefferson County on Tuesday afternoon.

The victim’s name has not been released.

The 27-year-old man died as the result of an accident near the Kocjancic Mine Project for Rosebud Mining in Synder Township, near Brockway.

It happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

The Jefferson County Coroner confirms that an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.