News

UPDATE: Calgary man killed in Burnaby industrial accident

The B.C. Coroners Service has released the name of the man who died in a construction accident in North Burnaby on Oct. 11.

Jeffrey Caron, 28, of Calgary was working in a trench below ground when a retaining wall collapsed at about 11 a.m., trapping himself and another worker.

They were taken to Vancouver General Hospital but Caron succumbed to his injuries.

The death continues to be investigated by the Coroners Service and WorkSafeBC.

"The family of Mr. Caron has been notified of his death," said a press release. "On behalf of family members, the Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time."

The workers were employed by J. Cote and Son Excavating Ltd. The Surrey-based company did not return a message asking for comment.

twitter.com/WandaChow

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

NDP blasts lottery corporation spending
 
Site C dam construction to start next summer
 
Restaurants expected to slowly comply with organics disposal ban
New medical pot regime beset by complaints
 
Search for answers in South Surrey homicides continues
 
PST hike for transit may push Metro shoppers east into Fraser Valley
Keep an eye out all year for mail thieves
 
New Pitt Meadows sign will be taller
 
Charges stayed against one of three men charged in Surrey sex attacks

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.