The BC Coroners Service, RCMP and WorkSafeBC are looking into a death on Wednesday night at Catalyst Paper’s Crofton mill.
Company officials say the fatal incident involved an employee and occurred after an industrial vehicle rolled-over.
Cpl. Krista Hobday speaks on behalf of the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP.
She says they aren’t releasing many details at this point outside of the fact that the victim was a man, and that his family and friends have been contacted.
Catalyst Paper released this statement on Thursday morning…
“We are saddened by this tragic incident,” says Joe Nemeth, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are doing everything possible to support the investigation. We extend our deepest sympathies to the family of the deceased.”