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Sudbury man identified as victim of Marathon-area industrial accident

Worker was pinned by a steel bridge after it shifted
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MARATHON, Ont. — A man from the Sudbury area has been identified as the victim of Wednesday's fatal workplace accident near Marathon.

The 61-year-old was working for Belanger Construction of Chelmsford.

The labour ministry was told he was pinned by a temporary steel bridge which shifted as it was being installed over Angler Creek on Highway17 just west of Marathon.

A ministry inspector was sent to the scene to investigate.

The ministry has issued one order against the company, however, they would not provide any details on what that order entails.

A spokesperson at Belanger's head office declined Thursday to comment on the incident.

The victim's name has not been released.


 




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