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Gabriola Island RCMP and Work Safe BC are conducting parallel investigations regarding a tragic incident at a construction site on Gabriola Island Tuesday.

On the morning of March 16th at around 10:50 a.m., RCMP said they were called to a construction site on Taylor Road.

A boom of a concrete pump-truck broke and landed on two construction workers.
Both men were pronounced deceased at the scene.

BC Coroners and Work Safe BC are investigating the cause of the death, but RCMP do not believe there is anything suspicious.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Gabriola Island RCMP at (250) 247-8398.

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