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APTA board member drowns (September 01, 2010)

SYDNEY, N.S. - Kevin Hillman, projects administrator at Hillman's Transfer and board member with the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association, has drowned.


SYDNEY, N.S. –Kevin Hillman, projects administrator at Hillman’s Transfer and board member with the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association, has drowned.

The incident occurred near the Mira Boat Club, just outside Sydney, N.S. on July 18.

Police were called to the marina just before 2 a.m. on July 18 to investigate a suspected drowning. Thirty minutes after they arrived, they found the 28-year-old’s body in Sydney River, according to the report. Police say Hillman was in a speedboat with several other people when he fell overboard.

APTA chairman Shane Esson and executive director Jean Marc Picard issued the following statement about Hillman:

“During Kevin’s involvement with the APTA, he touched many people with his kindness, warm smile, and willingness to help others. Kevin will be missed by many of us who knew him and we offer the Hillman family our condolences during this time of sadness.”


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