One Alberta man dead from Fraser Lake truck run-over

Fraser Lake fatal commercial truck run-over, Alberta man death

An Alberta man died while trying to fix his logging truck in Fraser Lake on Jan. 31.

The BC Coroners Service identified the man as Jacob Wadsworth Low, 23, from Mannville, Alberta — a small community about 170 kilometres east of Edmonton.

In Jan. 31 early afternoon, Low and his co-worker were driving an empty logging truck along the Holy Cross logging road into a camp south of Fraser Lake.

They stopped to deal with the truck’s mechanical difficulties, in the process of which Low was run over by the truck. He died on scene.

Investigations on the death are continuing by the BC Coroners Service, WorkSafeBC, and RCMP.

Low’s family has been notified, BC Coroners Service states.