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Transport worker dies on the job

WOODVILLE, N.S. - A Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Public Works employee was killed on the job when the ditch he was in collapsed on him.The individual, who died on May 7, was identified...


WOODVILLE, N.S. – A Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Public Works employee was killed on the job when the ditch he was in collapsed on him.

The individual, who died on May 7, was identified the following day publicly as Gregory James Gillott, 38.

The local RCMP spokesperson says the victim was measuring a hole in which a culvert was to be placed when the sides caved in.

The project work site was located on Hwy. 14 – not far from Windsor, N.S.

The Department of Labour is reportedly investigating the tragic event. n


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