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BREAKING: Two workers have died after concrete boom topples on Gabriola Island: B.C. RCMP

The Canadian Press
BREAKING: Two workers have died after concrete boom topples on Gabriola Island: B.C. RCMP

GABRIOLA, B.C. — The RCMP say two workers have died after a concrete boom toppled on Gabriola Island in British Columbia.

The Mounties say in a news release that police and emergency services were called to a construction site Tuesday morning.

The release says the boom of a concrete pump-truck broke.

Police say both men were pronounced dead at the scene.

The RCMP say the BC Coroners Service and WorkSafeBC will conduct parallel investigations into the cause of death.

 

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