Autopsy findings released late Monday afternoon show 49-year-old William L. Pierce of DuBois died of "compressional asphyxiation due to environmental entrapment," according to Elk County Coroner Michelle Muccio.
Pierce's death has been ruled an accident.
WJAC-TV is reporting that Elk County Coroner Michelle Muccio and other law enforcement officials are at the scene at the Greentree Landfill and meeting inside the office.
A Pennsylvania State Police crime lab van, Fox Township ambulance and fire crews left the scene around 2 p.m.
Using ground penetrating radar crews have detected an object the approximate size of the compactor machine which a missing Greentree Landfill employee was operating that was buried during a landslide at landfill on Wednesday afternoon.
Claire Ann Buckley (left), president of the Kane School Board, congratulates Jeff Kepler (center) after his appointment Thursday as the acting school superintendent on July 1. He will replace Anna Kearney (right), the interim school superintendent.
One person is reported missing after multiple people were trapped in a landslide while working at the Advanced Disposal Greentree Landfill Wednesday afternoon.
The name of the missing person was not released and as of 11 p.m. Wednesday, the individual had not been found.
Emergency crews were still onsite Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at the Greentree Landfill where one individual was confirmed still missing. According to reports, the missing worker was operating a compactor at the time of the collapse.