Funeral held for 21-year-old man killed at children’s hospital construction site

The funeral for Eric Ndayishimiye, who was killed at the Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan construction site, was held Saturday in Saskatoon. Facebook

The funeral for a man killed at the Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan construction site in Saskatoon was held Saturday at Emmanuel Baptist Church.

Eric Ndayishimiye, a laborer at the site, was killed when a steel construction lift fell on him on July 21.

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Graham Construction, the company in charge of the site, said the 21-year-old was a new hire having joined the crew within the last six months.

Currently, work at the hospital is halted while Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) investigate the incident.

There’s no word yet on when the workers will return to the job site and resume construction.


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