RCMP on scene at a workplace on Amy Road in Langford. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

UPDATED: Man, 25, dies after being hit by a semi in Langford workplace incident

RCMP responded to a sudden workplace death at Sysco in Langford around 4 a.m.

A 25-year-old man died at a Langford workplace Monday morning.

West Shore RCMP were called to Sysco, 2881 Amy Rd. in Langford, around 4 a.m. where police say the man was hit by a semi tractor trailer.

In a statement, Sysco confirmed that the workplace incident took place involved two employees, resulting in the death of one employee.

“Our deepest sympathies are with the individuals involved in the accident, as well as their families. The safety of our associates is of utmost importance to Sysco,” the company said. According to the company’s statement, the names of those involved will not be disclosed out of respect for the families.

The West Shore RCMP continues to investigate alongside WorkSafe BC and the BC Coroners Service.

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