One person is dead following a workplace incident in Carleton County.

RCMP Const. Jullie Rogers-Marsh tells New Brunswick Bell Media Radio that officers were called to the community of Avondale, just outside Hartland, around 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

Rogers-Marsh confirmed that one person has died, but could not provide any other details as the investigation is being handled by WorkSafe NB.

No one from WorkSafeNB was immediately available for comment.