“He was confirmed deceased at the scene by EMS,” the spokesperson added. After the CPS determined that the death had been accidental, “we notified a medical examiner and Occupational Health and Safety in Alberta, and they’re now handling the investigation.” Shirley Lyn, public-affairs officer for the Alberta Ministry of Labour, confirmed that the Ministry’s oh&s department was investigating the incident, but could not provide further details. It was unclear at press time whether the victim was using fall-protection equipment at the time of the accident. “That’s part of the investigation,” said Lyn. The victim was later publicly identified as Tyler Wallace MacDonald, who was originally from Georgetown, P.E.I. According to his obituary on the website for Ferguson-Logan Montague Funeral Home in Montague, P.E.I., MacDonald left behind his girlfriend Cara Butler, his parents, two siblings and other relatives. “Tyler will be greatly missed by his family, friends, co-workers and all who came to know and love him,” the obituary stated. His funeral was held at Ferguson-Logan on the morning of July 31. The ceremony was livestreamed online, according to the home’s website. “A workplace accident took this young man far too soon. He was very much loved by everyone in my hometown,” P.E.I.
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