Suncor Energy's base plant north of Fort McMurray, Alta. on Wednesday September 27, 2017. Vincent McDermott/Fort McMurray Today/Postmedia Network
Suncor Energy’s base plant north of Fort McMurray, Alta. on Wednesday September 27, 2017. Vincent McDermott/Fort McMurray Today/Postmedia Network

Suncor Energy has confirmed one worker has been killed in a workplace accident at a mining site north of Fort McMurray.

The worker, a contractor with Aecon, was buried during trenching work at Suncor’s Millennium Mine, said Trent Bancarz, a spokesperson with Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS).

Emergency workers responded immediately to the incident and Wood Buffalo RCMP arrived at the scene…