May 7, 2019 6:37 pm
Updated: May 7, 2019 7:41 pm

‘Serious’ workplace accident in Vancouver leaves 1 man dead

The BC Coroners Service on the scene of a fatal workplace accident in Vancouver on Tuesday.

Global News

One person was killed in what is being described as a “serious workplace incident” in Vancouver Tuesday afternoon.

It happened around 1 p.m. in the 9000-block of Oak Street, near the foot of the Oak Street Bridge.

The BC Coroners Service said it was deployed to the scene of the incident, where a man in his 20s had died.

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BC Emergency Health Services also says it transported one patient to hospital in stable condition, while two other people were treated by paramedics on site.

A WorkSafeBC spokesperson said the organization had dispatched officers to the site to investigate, but could not speak to the nature of the injury or the work being done.

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