Man killed at Tolko mill

Tolko employee, 18, killed at Lavington mill; investigation turned over to coroner and WorkSafeB.C.

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP have confirmed an industrial accident death at Tolko’s Lavington mill.

According to RCMP, an 18-year-old man was killed either Friday night or early Saturday morning while working near a conveyor area.

Little else is known at this time.

Police have turned the investigation over to the coroners office and WorkSafeB.C.

No name has been released.

More updates as they become available…