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Families want answers two years after crane collapse claimed five men

June 29, 2023  By Kelowna Daily Courier

Almost two years after his son was killed on the job Steven Zook is no closer to answers, as his son Jared was one of five men who died when a tower crane in Kelowna, B.C. collapsed in July of 2021.

The disaster sparked an outpouring of grief and promise of change. But Zook and families of the other victims still don’t know what caused the crane to fall and who might have been responsible. They haven’t even seen the autopsies, as all of that information has been withheld by the RCMP as it works on a criminal investigation with no set date for completion.

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Now, with the two-year anniversary coming July 12 and plans for a permanent memorial, Zook says he wants to know how and why his 21-year-old son died.

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(Kelowna Daily Courier)


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