Coroner’s inquest scheduled for fatal workplace accident in Caraquet

An inquest is to begin a week from today in the death of a 58-year-old heavy equipment operator killed in a workplace accident at a gravel pit in Caraquet.

The coroner's jury in Woodstock will have the opportunity to make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.

James Baker was killed on October 27th, 2014.

Baker died when the equipment he was in rolled over and he was trapped under the water at the bottom of a gravel pit.