Riley Valcin Death – Obituary, Man died while working on Montreal’s Old Port Ferris wheel, Christmas Day.

By | December 29, 2021

Riley Jonathan Valcin has been identified as the 22-year-old employee who died while working on Montreal’s Old Port Ferris wheel, Christmas Day.

According to Nicolas Bégin, a spokesperson for Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST), Valcin was clearing snow from the Ferris wheel at the time of the accident. Bégin added that the Ferris wheel will not be accessible until the employer finds a safe procedure for removing snow.

 

Riley Valcin Death – Obituary, Man died while working on Montreal’s Old Port Ferris wheel, Christmas Day.

Montreal police were called to the scene around 1 p.m. Saturday following reports of an injury. Valcin was taken to hospital in critical condition but later died of his injuries.