Suncor reports oil sands employee fatality

Suncor Energy Inc. reported that an employee fatality occurred at its oil sands site on Apr. 20.

The company said emergency service personnel responded at 11:30 a.m. after an employee was severely injured while working. The employee was immediately transported to the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre in Wood Buffalo, Alta., where he was pronounced deceased.

Suncor said it’s working with the appropriate authorities and will complete a full investigation into the cause of the incident.

The name of the individual has not been released.

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