Worker dead after single-vehicle accident at Mary River site, Baffinland says
RCMP and Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission will investigate
Baffinland Iron Mines says a worker has died after a single-vehicle accident at the Mary River mine site.
The company said in a statement that the accident happened around 5:06 a.m. Sunday morning.
The RCMP and the Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission will investigate.
Baffinland said it has started a detailed internal investigation.
The Mary River mine is located on the northern end of Baffin Island, about 160 kilometres southwest of the community of Pond Inlet, Nunavut.