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Woman dead in workplace accident along Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge

Woman dead in workplace accident along Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge
From Global News - August 10, 2017

A woman in her 30s is dead after a workplace accident that took place along a highway in Maple Ridge on Thursday.

The accident involved a piece of machinery, which was believed to be employed in some off-roadway surveying activity along Lougheed Highway east of 240th Street, said RCMP Sgt. Scott Grimmer.

Mounties were called to the scene at about 4 p.m.Police notified WorkSafeBC that officers were at the site of the incident.

WorkSafeBC is investigating the accident alongside the BC Coroners Service, Grimmer told Global News.

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