The province is investigating after a worker died while doing maintenance on a bus.

The province is investigating after a worker died while doing maintenance on a bus.

A spokesman for Workplace Safety and Health said Monday the death occurred at Maple Bus Lines on Friday.

“A worker was pinned under a bus they were performing maintenance on,” he said. “The worker was transported to hospital and succumbed to their injuries.”

The spokesman said Workplace Safety and Health is investigating, adding no further details are available at this time.

Lorie Mann, president of Maple Bus Lines, would not comment on the incident.

Maple operates passenger service to and from Thompson and Winnipeg, as well as charter and tours.

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