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Death of a worker at Gold River dry-land sort under investigation

Incident took place at the Nesook Bay dry-land sort, west of Gold River
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Gold River, B.C. is located on the west side of Vancouver Island. Google Street View

A fatal incident took place at the Nesook Bay dry-land sort, west of Gold River on Friday, Dec. 8.

The United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 reported that the tragic incident is under investigation with the RCMP, WorkSafe, the employer and USW Local 1-1937 representatives attending the site.

“Our Union’s thoughts are with the family, friends and co-workers of the deceased member at this time, whom we offer our deepest condolences,” a statement from the union says.

Out of respect for the family, no other information will be disclosed at this time, the union says.





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