KELOWNA, British Columbia (From Globalnews.ca) -- An investigation is under way into a fatal industrial accident Monday night at the Tolko mill in Kelowna.
Rescue officials were called to the mill -- located in Kelowna's north end shortly after 9 p.m., dealing with a sunken boom boat.
Union president, Pat McGregor, said it was fatal accident.
"The little that I know is the boom boat sank in Okanagan Lake last and there was a worker still on the boat," McGregor said.
He said the victim had been working at the mill for at least 25 years.
"He was well liked. Had a lot of friends. It's touching a lot of people," McGregor said.
McGregor said the RCMP and WorksafeBC were at the scene investigating.
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