British Columbia Sawmill Accident

A 28-year-old southeastern British Columbia man has been identified as the victim of an industrial accident near Creston.

The BC Coroners Service says Dustin Gerlinsky died Tuesday after- noon while working at the J.H. Huscroft sawmill in Erickson, just east of Creston.

RCMP say Gerlinsky was working on a sorting deck when he was pinned between the deck and a large piece of equipment.

A police investigation has concluded and the case has been turned over to WorkSafeBC.