According to a local newspaper, a 38 year old coal mine worker from Fernie (British Columbia) has been discovered dead after his pick-up truck collided with a fully-loaded dump truck yesterday morning in the Sparwood province.
The incident reportedly occurred at approximately 10:45 a.m. local time.
Elk valley Regional Detachment RCMP officers were alerted of a two vehicle crash at Teck Resources’ Elkview mine.
Upon their arrival at the scene, they learnt that the driver of the pick-up was fatally injured and did not survive the collision. The driver of the dump truck was reportedly not injured.
Police are continuing their investigations into the circumstances of the collision.
Read the article online at: https://www.worldcoal.com/mining/19112018/worker-killed-in-collision-at-elkview-mine/