Nova Scotia

Worker who fell in Digby dies

A worker has died of his injuries after falling at a construction site in Digby.

A worker has died of his injuries after falling at a construction site in Digby.

The 48-year-old man fell about 1½ metres from scaffolding Wednesday morning at Tideview Terrace.

RCMP said the man lost his hard hat and struck his head. He was rushed to a hospital in Halifax, where he died.

A second worker was injured when he fell on his side on the scaffolding. The 36-year-old man was treated at a local hospital and later released.

RCMP and Occupational Health and Safety officials continue to investigate.

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