Man pronounced dead in Whitehorn after apparent mishap at residential construction site

CALGARY — A man in his 40s was pronounced dead in a northeast neighbourhood Wednesday morning after a heavy object fell on him.

Emergency crews responded to a residence on Whiteram Way N.E., in the community of Whitehorn, shortly before 9 a.m.

EMS officials confirm the man was dead prior to the arrival of paramedics and that an undisclosed object had landed on him.

An excavator and other landscaping equipment were in the yard outside of the home.

This is a developing story. It will be updated throughout the morning.

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