Richard Proteau

 

 

Age: 65

 

Summary: Canadian longtime civil engineer and senior project manager for the road construction firm AECOM Tecsult, Inc. who was among one of more than 699 Canadian foreigners reported missing and presumed dead following the catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Haiti that killed approximately 316,000 people and injured over 250,000 others during a series of severe aftershocks, which caused major damages to at least 30,000 commercial buildings and destroyed much of the Caribbean island's infrastructure region becoming one of the most powerful earthquakes to strike the country in 200 years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

 

Born: 1944

 

Died: January 12, 2010

 

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti