Worker dead after single-vehicle accident at Mary River site, Baffinland says

The RCMP and the Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission will investigate the incident, which happened on Sunday morning.

RCMP and Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission will investigate

A worker died early Sunday morning at the Mary River Camp on Baffin Island, the Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. says. (Bloomberg)

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.