The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a male who died following an industrial accident at the Fountain Tire facility in Kamloops on Jan. 27, 2015.
He was Nicklas Jay Kristen Taylor, aged 36, of Kamloops.
Mr. Taylor was a foreman at the Fountain Tire facility on Lafarge Road and, about 6 a.m., was unloading a trailer-load of tires when he somehow became trapped by a very large tire. He was deceased at the scene.
The BC Coroners Service and WorkSafe BC continue to investigate this death.
The family of Mr. Taylor has been notified of his death. On behalf of the family, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.
For further information, please contact:
Regional Coroner, Interior Region
BC Coroners Service