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Worker in Lethbridge dies after wind blows concrete wall onto him

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety will be conducting their investigation into the incident.

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety is investigating incident

Police in Lethbridge, Alta., say a worker has died after winds blew down a large concrete wall onto him.

Police say emergency services was called Friday afternoon to the Stonecrest Point residential development in the southern Alberta city.

The worker was transported to hospital in critical condition where he succumbed to his injuries.

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety will be conducting an investigation into the incident.

According to Environment Canada, winds were gusting to about 50 kilometres an hour in the city on Friday.