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Tragic accident claims life of City boy

RCMP investigators are probing the tragic death of a City boy who died after an apparent accident at a local industrial park. At about 3:50 p.m.

RCMP investigators are probing the tragic death of a City boy who died after an apparent accident at a local industrial park.

At about 3:50 p.m. Thursday Red Deer city RCMP were called to the Chiles Industrial Park after a 12-year-old boy was found unconscious.

Police said it is believed the boy attempted to open the rear door of a covered utility trailer when the door fell on him.

RCMP assisted a Red Deer Emergency Services ambulance by blocking intersections enroute to the hospital. Shortly after arrival, the boy died from his injuries.

Police said Red Deer city RCMP Victim Services are with the family and other people affected by this incident offering comfort and support.

Bachusky