One is dead following incident in northern Alberta

Photo from: Globe and Mail

A workplace death investigation is underway after a man who worked for Ledcor died on the job at the Fort Hills oilsands

An investigation is underway after a man died following an incident at the Fort Hills oilsands site in northern Alberta on Monday.

The incident happened in the afternoon while the man was doing maintenance at the Suncor site.

Both Ledcor and Suncor were conducting investigations into the incident as was a government agency.

The exact cause of death and the age of the man who died is not known.

The Fort Hills site is located about 85 kilometres north of Fort McMurray.

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