The male was assisting another co-worker while removing tire chains that became stuck on a triple axel water truck.

The truck was rolled forward in an attempt to loosen the chains off the tires.  At some point during that process, one of the male’s was crushed under the wheels of the tire and died as a result of his injuries.

The names of the males involved in this accident are being with held pending notification of next of kin and the RCMP investigation.

Work Safe B.C. And the B.C. Coroner’s Service have been notified and are investigating the accident with the Fort St. John RCMP.