Man killed in Delta industrial accident

A 36-year-old man is dead following an accident at a packing plant in the Tilbury industrial area of Delta Tuesday afternoon.

According to Delta police, the man sustained serious injuries when he was run over by a forklift at around 2:30 p.m. Emergency responders were not able to help the man, who reportedly died at the scene.

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The accident happened at the Cratex Industrial Packing plant on 92nd Street near the Alex Fraser Bridge.

As the incident is not considered criminal in nature, police said WorkSafe BC will now investigate the cause of the accident.

The man will not be identified publicly.

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