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No criminal activity in B.C. logging train derailment

April 25, 2017 - The investigation into the logging train accident in Woss, B.C., last week has now ended.

The derailment, which killed two people on scene and on en route to the hospital, was not caused by criminal activity.

RCMP Cpl. Janelle Shoihet confirmed this, according to the Canadian Press report. 

The train is owned by Vancouver-based Western Forest Products. “Western Forest Products will continue to focus efforts on working together to ensure that the families, workers, and all affected are supported,” said Don Demens, president and chief executive officer in a statement. “The well-being and safety of our employees and the communities where we operate is paramount.” 

WorkSafeBC and the Transportation Safety Board will now take over the investigation. | READ MORE