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BC Coroners Service confirms identity of industrial motor vehicle incident victims

By Contributor
September 18th, 2014

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of two men
who died following an industrial motor vehicle incident near Cranbrook on Wednesday (September 16).

The two men are Murray Neil Fadden, aged 36, of Dryden, Ontario, and Larry John Chorneyko, aged 58, of Arran, Saskatchewan, a small town about 90 kilometres northeast of Yorkton.

Fadden and Chorneyko were employed at a rock-quarry mining
operation known as Swansea Ridge Quarry about 16 kilometres south of Cranbrook.

At about 5 p.m. Wednesday Fadden was driving and Mr. Chroneyko was a passenger in a Mini Mack.

While on a steep descent, the truck went out ofcontrol and at the bottom of the track, it crashed and overturned. Both Fadden and Mr. Chorneyko were deceased at the scene.

The BC Coroners Service and the BC Inspector of Mines continue to investigate these deaths.

The families of both Fadden and Chorneyko have been notified of their deaths.

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