Coroner identifies Crofton mill worker killed in accident

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of the man who died in an industrial accident Jan. 27 at the Catalyst paper mill.

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of the man who died in an industrial accident Jan. 27 at the Catalyst paper mill in Crofton.

Brian Norman Allen, 62, of Crofton, was a heavy machine operator at the mill. He was killed on the afternoon of Jan. 27 when the bulldozer he was operating to pile up hog fuel went off the high end of the pile. Allen was later found by fellow workers and was “deceased at the scene,” according to the Coroners Service.

The BC Coroners Service, the RCMP and WorkSafeBC continue to investigate his death.