One dead in accident at Western Forest Product’s TFL 19 logging site in Gold River


By / BINNY PAUL, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER

Nootka Sound RCMP and Work Safe BC are investigating the fatal accident of a Western Forest Products contract employee at Tree Farm Licence (TFL) 19 near Gold River on Monday morning.

Cpl. Kim Rutherford said that the RCMP responded to a report of a workplace fatality at a wood lot located south of Gold River at 9:40 a.m. on March 1.

Work Safe BC and BC Coroner Service are investigating the incident.

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