Jose Rojas Flores, 53, of Harrisburg, died of accidental traumatic asphyxia at the scene of the chicken house collapse at Hillandale Farms in the 300 block of Spicer Road, Tyrone Township that happened just before 7:30 a.m., according to Adams County coroner Pat Felix and Pennsylvania state police.
The chicken house on the property was scheduled to be demolished when it collapsed suddenly, police say.
Eight people were inside at the time of the collapse, according to an updated release by Pennsylvania state police.
Seven people have been taken to area hospitals but one person was found dead by rescue workers.
Officials remained on the scene to investigate for approximately 8 hours on Friday while the public and the press are asked to avoid the area by state police.
Pennsylvania state police and OSHA are investigating this deadly collapse.
Funeral and memorial service details for Rojas Flores have yet to be released.
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