Family confirms worker shocked at future Edmonton-area Amazon warehouse has died

A worker was taken to hospital Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 with critical injuries after being electrocuted while on the job at the under-construction Amazon Canada warehouse at the southern edge of Edmonton. Global News

A worker who suffered an electric shock at the site of a future Amazon warehouse south of Edmonton has died of his injuries.

A Facebook post by Colton Quast’s mother says her 25-year-old son “passed away peacefully” early Wednesday morning.

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Marlyn Quast-Frank wrote that family, friends and Quast’s fiancee were at his side.

Quast, who was an employee of A Circuit Electric Ltd., suffered life-threatening injuries last Thursday while working at the site in Nisku, Alta.

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He was taken to hospital where he was put in a medically induced coma.

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Occupational Health and Safety was investigating.

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