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Nakusp man dies in forestry incident near Eagle Bay

A Nakusp man is dead following a logging incident south of Revelstoke Tuesday morning.

RCMP were notified of the incident on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at around 11:30 a.m., Sgt. Kim Hall of the Revelstoke RCMP said.

The incident happened on Eagle Bay Forest Service Road, about 55 kilometres south of Revelstoke.

Hall did not have details but did say the 64-year-old man got caught between two pieces of machinery.

The Times Review has contacted WorkSafeBC, which is investigating the incident, but has not yet heard back from the provincial workplace safety regulators.

 

 

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