Victim identified in Vernon industrial accident

Christopher Potvin, 32, was working on a pickup truck in an automotive shop Dec. 9.

Christopher Potvin died in an industrial accident in Vernon.

Christopher Potvin died in an industrial accident in Vernon.

The victim of a fatal industrial accident in Vernon has been identified.

Christopher Potvin, 32, was working on a pickup truck in an automotive shop Dec. 9.

“At about 11:45 a.m., something went wrong and Mr. Potvin became trapped between the truck and the hoist ramps in the shop,” states the B.C. Coroners Service.

Potvin died at the scene.

The B.C. Coroners Service, the RCMP and WorkSafeBC continue to investigate the accident.