Deadly dump truck accident
3:15 p.m. update: Kelowna Fire Department Platoon Captain, Tim Light, says the man found dead on a construction site at a home in East Kelowna may have been a resident of the house.
Light confirmed the man sustained a 'crush injury' while doing something mechanical to a dump truck on the site.
He says the man's body was found by a relative that lived in the house, adding the deceased quite possibly could be someone that lived in the house as well.
The coroner is now on scene.
2:40 p.m. update: The Kelowna fire department has confirmed a person has died after an accident involving a dump truck at new home construction site.
The person was apparently working on the truck when the accident happened.
The property is in the 3900 block of Fairwind Court in Kelowna.
More details to follow.
Police have cordoned off a home above East Kelowna while they investigate an accident involving heavy equipment and an individual.
Emergency personnel were first called to the scene at around 1:30 p.m. Monday.
The coroner has been called to the location.
We will have more details as they become available.
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