Man killed by falling tree in Delta

Dec 19 2017, 2:16 pm

A man in Delta has died after being struck by a falling tree on Saturday morning.

The incident occurred at 9 a.m. in a wooded area on the 7900-block of Huston Street on Delta’s Tilbury Island. The now-deceased individual was on the job working for Abbotsford’s Paul’s Tree Services.

The man has been described as a 53-year-old male. Police were still working to notify the next of kin as of Saturday evening.

Investigators from WorkSafe BC were sent to the scene to determine the cause of the workplace accident.