A 22 year old mine worker has died at the Holt Mine. The rail haulage accident happened on Saturday underground, which fatally injured Alexie Dallaire-Vincent.

The OPP, Ministry of Labour, and St. Andrews Goldfield will be investigating the accident.

“We are deeply saddened by this news and our sincere condolences go out to the family, fellow workers, and friends”, says Duncan Middlemiss, President & CEO of SAS. “SAS is co-operating with the ongoing investigation, as well as providing support to family and employees at the mine site. SAS is committed to the well-being of our employees and contractors on all of our sites. A safe workplace is the fundamental principle of the Company, and this tragedy has strengthened our resolve in this pursuit.”

The Holt Mine, owned by St. Andrews Goldfields LTD, is about 125 KM East of Timmins. No further information is being released yet.