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Worker killed in fracking accident identified


The coroners service has released the name of the 28-year-old man who died during an accident at the Progress Gas Plant north of Fort St. John on Wednesday.

Jack Eyles of Kelowna was working on a fracking operation near Mile 126 of the Alaska Highway when something went wrong. The coroner says Eyles was deceased at the scene.

An investigation into the death by the R-C-M-P and the coroners service is continuing.

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