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Worker dies after accident at construction site

July 22, 2016, Saskatoon - A 21-year-old worker has died after a heavy steel construction lift reportedly fell on him at the new Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan site.

July 22, 2016 
By The Canadian Press

Emergency crews were called to the construction site, adjacent to Royal University Hospital, on Thursday afternoon.

The fire department says MD Ambulance paramedics were giving him CPR when firefighters arrived on scene.

Graham Construction issued a news release Thursday saying the young man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Occupational Health and Safety crews responded alongside emergency workers


Graham Construction says the worksite has been shut down while the investigation is ongoing.

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