According to Reuters, the identity of the worker and the circumstances of their death have not been release. However the Virginia Occupational Safety and health Program is investigating the incident.
Three other deaths have been recorded at the plant, located roughly 250 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., since last August.
Following an investigation by regulatory officials, the plant was fined $16,975 for workplace standard violations. Goodyear is in the process of contesting those fines.
The following information was provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA):