Worker dies from fall on North Vancouver building site

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.

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“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.

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