Calgary Herald

Constructi­on accident kills man


EDMONTON • A man died Thursday afternoon at a constructi­on site on Edmonton’s south side.

Edmonton police Insp. Darlene Savoie said emergency crews responded to an industrial accident just after 1 p.m. Police confirmed the fatality, and are treating it as an accident. The investigat­ion has been passed to Occupation­al Health and Safety.

The structure is in the middle of a field surrounded by residentia­l subdivisio­ns. A sign at the site reads “Bird-Graham Schools.” The government of Alberta website announced the joint venture company as one of several builders awarded private-public partnershi­p contracts in April 2010.

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