Pascal Goulet struck by ore, killed at Lac Des Iles mine
38-year-old, father of two died Thursday at North American Palladium mine near Thunder Bay
North American Palladium has identified the man killed Thursday at its Lac Des Iles mine, north of Thunder Bay, as 38-year-old Pascal Goulet.
The company said Goulet died after being struck by a piece of ore while he was outside of the loader he was operating underground.
In an email to media on Monday, the company said Goulet is survived by his wife and two daughters.
The accident is still under investigation.
The mine has resumed operations after being shut down for about 18 hours after the accident.