Logging accident results in death

A serious accident resulted in the sudden death of a senior man in rural Lumby late last month on his Trinity Valley Road property

  • May. 11, 2015 7:00 p.m.

A serious accident resulted in the sudden death of a senior man in rural Lumby late last month.

“A 79-year-old man was clearing trees on his rural property with his tractor,” said Cpl. Henry Proce, Lumby RCMP. “He inadvertently brought a tree down upon himself with tragic consequences.”

Police were called to the property, in the 1000 block of Trinity Valley Road, by his wife who discovered the accident, which took place April 24.

Police and the BC Coroners Service conducted the investigation.

“This was a very unfortunate accident,” said Proce. “The investigation has determined no foul play was involved.”