Man, 34, dead after construction site accident in West Vancouver

By The Canadian Press
May 11, 2017 - 1:08am

VANCOUVER — Worksafe BC and the BC Coroner’s Service are investigating a fatal workplace accident on Wednesday afternoon in West Vancouver.

Police say a worker was thrown from an excavator when it accidentally overturned while working at the top of a steep slope.

It happened at a construction site (on Chippendale Road) shortly after 1:30 p.m.

Police say the 34-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

His name has not been released.

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