The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died following an industrial accident in Chilliwack on March 11, 2016.
He was Sebastian Gomez Obando, aged 24, of Surrey.
Mr. Gomez was employed by a concrete pouring company at a residential construction project in Chilliwack. About 8 a.m. on March 11, 2016, Mr. Gomez and another worker were struck by a concrete boom. Mr. Gomez was deceased at the scene.
The BC Coroners Service, WorkSafeBC and Chilliwack RCMP continue to investigate this incident.
The family of Mr. Gomez has been notified of his death. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service strongly asks that media respect their privacy at this difficult time.