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Worker killed in fall at B.C. residential construction site

March 27, 2018
By The Canadian Press
Health & Safety british columbia Construction occupational health and safety Workplace accident -- fatality

PENTICTON, B.C. – An investigation is underway after a man died at a construction site in Penticton, B.C.

The RCMP say officers were sent to the site Sunday evening after receiving reports that a man’s body had been found.

Police say the 59-year-old worker had fallen from a structure at the site.

Police say his death has been deemed an accidental, work-related fatality, and the coroner’s service and workers’ compensation board are investigating.

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