Man Crushed in Barge Incident

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

 

A 52-year-old Surrey man died after being crushed between two barges at a log sorting operation near Crofton, Canada.com reported.  The accident occurred just before midnight while the men were working on barges towed by tugboats in the Shoal Island area, near the Catalyst mill in Crofton.  Workers took the man to Cowichan District Hospital where he was pronounced dead, reports said.The B.C. Coroners Service and WorkSafe B.C. are investigating the death.

Source:  Canada.com

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