Contractor dies at Fredericton's wastewater treatment plant, investigation underway
An investigation is underway after a contractor died at Fredericton’s north-end water treatment facility, according to the city.
In a news release on Thursday at 2:45 p.m., city of Fredericton spokesperson Mike Baldwin confirmed there was an incident at the plant.
Less than two hours later, Baldwin announced that a contractor had died.
“We are deeply saddened to confirm there has been a fatality,” Baldwin stated in the press release at 4:35 p.m.
The investigation has now been turned over to WorkSafeNB.
More to come.