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Man dies after getting struck in chest at Suncor site

A contractor working at Suncor Firebag’s site has died of his injuries, after being struck in the chest by a piece of equipment.

The 55-year-old employee of Flint Transfield Services died yesterday morning in hospital, after being struck by the equipment on Sunday afternoon.

Occupational Health and Safety is investigating. A stop-work order was issued after the incident.