Worker dies at logging camp near Bella Coola, British Columbia; coroners service, WorkSafeBC investigating

Allison Oesterle

Allison Oesterle

Sep 25, 2012 – The Golden Star

GOLDEN, British Columbia , September 25, 2012 () – The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died as a result of a logging incident near Bella Coola on Sept. 23, 2012.

The man is Renel Lafleur, aged 19, from Golden.

Lafleur was working at a logging camp located at South Bentinch Arm near Bella Coola when he was fatally injured.

Emergency personnel attended the scene and attempted resuscitation efforts. However, Lafleur succumbed to his injuries.

The BC Coroners Service and WorkSafeBC continue to investigate this death.

The family of Mr. Lafleur has been notified of his death.

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