Police say the man, identified as Devin Gilpin, was installing tire chains on the vehicle when it rolled forward on top of him.
A Huntsville man died Friday while attempting to install tire chains on a commercial motor vehicle and the vehicle rolled forward on top of him.
MAGNETAWAN – A Huntsville man is dead after an attempt to install tire chains on a commercial vehicle this morning, Friday, Nov. 23.
Ontario Provincial Police say the incident occurred shortly before 9 am on Gordon Point Road in Magnetawan.
Shortly before 9 a.m., Almaguin Highlands OPP responded to a report of a commercial motor vehicle having rolled over a 24-year-old male on Gordon Point Road in Magnetawan.
Investigation has determined that the driver of the vehicle was attempting to install tire chains when the vehicle rolled forward on top of him. Devin Gilpin, from Huntsville, was pronounced dead at the scene.