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Fall, collision with vehicle, claim two lives at separate Alberta worksites

March 7, 2019
By The Canadian Press
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Occupational Health and Safety in Alberta is investigating separate fatal workplace accidents that occurred on the same day.

The provincial agency says a worker was killed Monday afternoon at a business in Leduc, south of Edmonton. The STARS air ambulance service says the death was the result of a fall. It says the worker was not taken to hospital, but no other details have been released.

The second accident happened near Grande Prairie, Alta., when a 37-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle.

The names of both victims have not been released.

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