A 41-year-old Saltspring Island man has been killed in a logging accident near Lake Cowichan. The man, a faller for Hancock Forest Management, was working off the Meades Creek Mainline on Monday when he was hit by a falling tree. The accident was reported to Lake Cowichan RCMP at 1:30 p.m. An investigation is being carried out by the RCMP, the B.C. Coroners Service and WorkSafe B.C.
The victim’s name has not being released pending notification of next of kin.
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