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Inquest into construction worker’s death at Chelmsford site announced

Inquest into construction worker’s death at Chelmsford site announced

Toronto—An inquest will be held into the death of Carl Peltier, a construction worker who died as a result of injuries sustained while working at a construction site in Chelmsford, Ont.

The announcement was made by Dr. Emily Groot, regional supervising coroner for north region, Sudbury office, July 21. Peltier, 53, died in hospital on Aug, 21, 2017.

An inquest, mandatory under the Coroners Act, will examine the circumstances surrounding Peltier’s death. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing further deaths.

The inquest is expected to last two days and will hear from about seven witnesses.

It will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 9, at the Manitoulin Hotel and Conference Centre, located at 66 Meredith St. East, Little Current. Dr. Steven Bodley will preside as inquest officer and Mathieu Ansell and Caroline Jacobson will be the inquest counsel.

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