Alberta man killed in skid-steer accident

Police were called to the scene of a construction site in Stoney Plain at 1:15 pm yesterday where a man was killed in a construction zone.

The 38-year-old man from Stoney Plain was pronounced dead on the scene.

The incident happened in a new housing development area of Genesis Lakes Boulevard in the Genesis on the Lakes community.

Reports have not been released how the man was killed, the skid-steer is a smaller version of the front end loader and has more maneuvering ability in tight smaller areas, the skid-deer is a common used piece of equipment for inner-city construction.

Alberta Alberta Occupational Health and Safety is investigated the skid-steer accident.

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