Local RCMP have released the following information after a work place fatality Monday morning.
The RCMP in conjunction with the B.C. Coroner’s Service and Worksafe B.C. responded to a logging accident that claimed the life of a 35 year Nelson man this morning.
At approximately 8:30 AM police were call to the accident which took place near the Smallwood Forest Service Road.
It appears the man was struck by tree which took his life, the exact cause of how the tree stuck the man, is yet to be determined.
Workplace BC and the BC Coroners Service have assumed responsibility for the investigation at this point.