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Saint John Police Investigate Fatal Workplace Accident


File: 24-390

The Saint John Police, in conjunction with the Coroner’s Office and WorkSafeNB, are investigating a fatal workplace accident.

It is reported that:

On Thursday, January 18, 2024, at approximately 12:34 p.m., emergency crews responded to a workplace accident at a business in the Spruce Lake Industrial Park in West Saint John.

It is alleged that a 37-year-old man sustained injuries while operating a work truck.

Employees and first responders rendered first aid.

The man was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Saint John Police Major Crime Unit and Forensic Services, the Coroner’s Office, and WorkSafeNB were called to investigate. No one else was physically injured during the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Saint John Police Force at 1-506-648-3333, or if you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or 1-800-222-T.I.P.S.

The Saint John Police extends our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased at this most difficult time.

For Media Related Inquiries, please email sjpfnews@saintjohn.ca.

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