MONCTON, N.B. — An incident involving two powerline technicians working in the Moncton, N.B. area has left one worker dead and another injured.
The incident is being investigated by WorkSafeNB and the RCMP. Reports indicate the workers were performing restoration work.
“At this time all we can tell you is WorkSafeNB is investigating this incident,” writes a spokesperson from WorkSafeNB in an email to the Daily Commercial News. “Tragically one worker was killed and another seriously injured. They were NB Power employees. Our thoughts are with their families.”
No more information is being released at this time.
“As this is an active investigation, we cannot share any further information,” said the spokeperson.