MILLARVILLE, Alta. — A man is dead after a natural gas leak in southern Alberta.
Emergency crews were called to a rural property north of Turner Valley, southwest of Calgary, shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday.
The man was declared dead at the scene.
RCMP say he was digging in a field when he was overcome by gas after rupturing a distribution line.
Emergency medical authorities say a second man was in the area at the time, but was not harmed.
The gas leak was contained and authorities say there was no danger to surrounding properties. (CTV Calgary)
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 8, 2019.
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