The B.C. Coroners’ Service has identified the victim in an industrial accident that happened last Tuesday February 23rd in Coquitlam.
He is 31-year-old Eric Lee Bird, who also went by the name of Eric Starr, of Vancouver.
Just before 11am on the day of the accident, Bird had been digging a ditch for a sewer line, and the trench collapsed.
He died at the scene.
The B.C. Coroners’ Service, along with WorkSafeBC, and Coquitlam Mounties are still investigating the incident.