One person was killed in a workplace incident that occured on Friday morning at the Suncor Millenial mine near Fort McMurray.
Suncor personnel responded to an incident at the oilsand base plant where the person was said to be working. The worker was working on excavation activities with another contracting company when the incident occured.
Other workers called for immeidate help around 9:40am and following their arrival, the worker was pronounced dead at the scene.
Grief counselling services have been provided for all of th workers on site and Suncor has also provided a family assisstance program that can be accessed remotely.