WorkSafeBC said their preliminary information from the RCMP of the 60-year-old man that was found deceased at the Super Wash car wash in Penticton “is that a worker fell from elevation.”
WorkSafeBC officers have been on-site and are investigating.
RCMP said a 60-year-old man was found deceased at the Super Wash car wash located on Main Street in Penticton.
Police were advised of an apparent sudden death by the B.C. Ambulance Service at 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday. Cpl. Dan Moskaluk said at the location police found the man deceased in the storage area of the car wash.
“The man was an employee and the man’s death has been deemed non-suspicious,” said Moskaluk in a press release.
The Penticton RCMP continues to assist the B.C. Coroners Service and WorkSafeBC with their investigations into the man’s death.