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UPDATE: Employee found dead at Penticton car wash after fall

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November 09, 2017 - 3:30 PM

PENTICTON - A workplace death yesterday at a Penticton car wash is under investigation.

RCMP say in a media release they were initially advised of an apparent sudden death at the Super Wash car wash on Main Street at around 10:45 a.m. yesterday, Nov.8.

The body of a 60-year-old man was found in the storage area of the car wash.

WorkSafe B.C. says the preliminary investigation indicates the man fell from height.

The man was a car wash employee and police say the death is not suspicious, RCMP say.

RCMP, B.C. Coroners Service and WorkSafe B.C. continue to look into the man's death.

The man's identity has not been released.

— This story was updated at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 to provide additional details of the incident supplied by Worksafe B.C.


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