Police: One dead after accident at Danville Goodyear plant

DANVILLE (WSLS) – One person is dead after an industrial accident at the Danville Goodyear plant on Thursday night, according to Danville police.

Police would not say whether it was a man or woman who died.

This is the second fatal industrial accident at the plant in less than a year. On August 31, 2015, 55-year-old Jeanie Lynn Strader, was killed while working at the plant.

In June 2011, the plant received a $2,975 fine from OSHA for an asbestos violation and another $1,000 fine in September 2011 for not correcting the violation.

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