Middlebury Township, PA — A natural gas worker at an active well pad in Middlebury Township died early Saturday morning, Oct. 27, after a large piece of equipment fell on him, pinning him to the platform 65 feet in the air where he was standing. According to chief county coroner Dr. James Wilson, Mark Jones, 54, of Kansas, was pronounced dead just after 3 a.m. of blunt force trauma to the head after he had been transported to the Soldiers + Sailors Memorial Hospital emergency department by Middlebury and Wellsboro first responders.