Dec. 9: Truck Driver’s Body Found in Silo at Paper Mill


A contract truck driver was delivering wood chips to a paper mill when he went missing. The facility’s emergency response plan was activated; local RCMP and WorkSafeBC were called. After a search, his body was recovered from a silo connected to a conveyor belt where he’d been delivering his load. WorkSafeBC is leading the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident to determine its cause. RCMP and the province’s coroner are also investigating.