Government of British Columbia

Government of British Columbia

February 02, 2016 19:15 ET

Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service Confirms Identity of Motor Vehicle Incident Victim

PRINCE GEORGE, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 2, 2016) -

For Immediate Release

2016PSSG0029-000135

Feb. 2, 2016

Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General

BC Coroners Service

INFORMATION BULLETIN

BC Coroners Service confirms identity of motor vehicle incident victim

PRINCE GEORGE - The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died in a motor vehicle related incident south of Fraser Lake on Jan. 31, 2016.

He is Jacob Wadsworth Low, aged 23, of Mannville, Alberta, a small community about 170 kilometres east of Edmonton.

Mr. Low and a co-worker were driving an empty logging truck in to a camp south of Fraser Lake along the Holy Cross logging road in the early afternoon of Jan. 31, 2016. They stopped to deal with mechanical difficulties with the truck, in the course of which Mr. Low was run over by the truck. He was deceased at the scene.

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

The family of Mr. Low has been notified of his death. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.

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Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Donita Kuzma
    Regional Coroner, Northern Region
    BC Coroners Service
    250 565-6040