Suspected carbon monoxide leak kills worker near Edmonton

By The Canadian Press
December 20, 2017 - 7:51am Updated: December 21, 2017 - 6:36am

ACHESON - The Provincial government has a ordered a repair shop to shut down its boiler following the death of a worker from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning.

Trent Bancarz with Alberta Occupational Health and Safety says the cause of the leak remains under investigation.

Five people were rushed to hospital early Tuesday from Dave's Diesel Repair in Parkland County's Acheson area, just west of Edmonton.

An employee believed to be in his 30s was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Bancarz says the four others have since been released.

A website for Dave's Diesel Repair says the business specializes in heavy-duty engine repairs and maintenance.

(The Canadian Press) 

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