A construction worker has died in a fall at a North Vancouver job site.
According to North Vancouver RCMP, the man suffered a head injury when he fell from a set of stairs in a partially demolished building at the corner of 15th Street and Bewicke Avenue.
“He did pass away due to the injuries he sustained from the incident,” said Kevin Hussey, vice-president of Pennyfarthing Homes, the developer that owns the site. “We are devastated and extend our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends and the co-workers of the employee.
“We’re working with our construction and project management company (Trillium Projects) to co-operate with officials and the investigation.”
The man’s name is not being released but according to the BC Coroners Service, he was a Coquitlam resident in his 60s.