Canada Man's body found near MacKay Bridge prompts workplace accident investigation

16:28  10 july  2018
16:28  10 july  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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a tall building: Halifax Regional Police say officers were called to a report of a body below the MacKay Bridge in the area of Africville Road Monday morning. © CBC Halifax Regional Police say officers were called to a report of a body below the MacKay Bridge in the area of Africville Road Monday morning.

The death of a man whose body was found near the MacKay Bridge on the Africville side on Monday morning is being investigated as a workplace accident, the Department of Labour has confirmed.

The provincial department is releasing little information about the incident except to say it happened near the harbour and a stop work order has been issued for the job site. The department would not confirm the specific location of the job site or what the man was doing at the time. 

Halifax Regional Police say officers were called to a report of a body below the MacKay Bridge in the area of Africville Road at 9:50 a.m. Monday.

With the help of Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency, police recovered the body which was sent to the Medical Examiner's office. 

Police say the investigation was turned over to the Department of Labour. 

Alison MacDonald, speaking for Halifax Harbour Bridges, said the man was not a bridge employee, nor was he associated with the bridge commission.

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