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Two workers killed in B.C. after boom of concrete pump truck breaks

March 17, 2021   By The Canadian Press

GABRIOLA, B.C.—The RCMP say two workers have died after a concrete pump 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 March 16.

The release says the boom of a concrete pump-truck broke, but provides few other details.

Police say two men were pronounced dead at the scene.

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


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