Mission RCMP and WorkSafe BC are investigating an industrial accident at Goldband Shake and Shingle Ltd in Hatzic Thursday morning.

UPDATE: Man dies after from injuries suffered in workplace accident

Incident took place at Goldband Shake and Shingle in Hatzic

A man has died over the weekend from injuries sustained in a workplace accident last week.

The BC Coroners Service have confirmed that a 31-year-old man died Sunday at Royal Columbian  Hospital in Burnaby, where he had been taken after sustaining serious injuries in an accident at Goldband Shake and Shingle Ltd. in Hatzic on Thursday.

The Coroners Service and Worksafe BC are investigating the incident.

Worksafe BC spokesperson Trish Chernecki said they responded to the incident after receiving a report that a man had become trapped in a conveyer belt at the mill.

The worker was taken to Hatzic Secondary School and airlifted to hospital.

The name of the man has not been released.

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