FORT ST. JOHN -- A woman has died after going into cardiac arrest while on shift at the Save-On-Foods in Fort St. John over the weekend.

RCMP Staff Sergeant Scott Watson confirmed that the 50-year-old female employee of the store died following the incident on Saturday, April 27.

The woman was taken to hospital, but it remains unclear if she died on scene or was pronounced at the hospital.

The store was closed while police and ambulance were on scene throughout the duration of the afternoon.

WorkSafeBC has cofirmed that they were notified of a serious incident that took place in the 10300 block of 100 Street.

CJDC-TV also reached out to Save-On-Foods to learn more about the employee, but did not receive a comment in time for publication.

The grocery store has since reopened.