Man Dies After Falling from Power Pole Near Carman

A 58-year-old man died on the job Tuesday after falling from a power pole on a construction site.

The accident happened at Vanderveens’ Greenhouses in the RM of Dufferin just before 11:30 a.m.

RCMP say the man was an electrical contractor who was unhooking hydro lines at the time. The pole he was working on broke, sending the man and the ladder he was standing on to the ground.

He died as a result of the injuries sustained in the fall.

Workplace Safety and Health is currently investigating.

No name has been released.


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