Man Dies After Mishap at St. Jean Baptiste Workplace

RCMP Crest LogoA workplace accident has claimed the life of a man from the RM of Rhineland.

The 32-year-old was loading a forklift onto a flatbed truck last Friday when it fell off and crushed him. RCMP say foul play is not suspected in the death, which happened at a construction site on Caron Street in St. Jean Baptiste just after 5 p.m.

The man was taken to Morris General Hospital where he later died from serious injuries.

The name of the deceased isn’t being released.

Workplace Safety and Health are investigating along with RCMP.

— Staff