Yarmouth County fisherman killed in fall on boat – under investigation by Dept. of Labour

LOWER EAST PUBNICO — A career fisherman, who was excited about heading out on his first swordfishing trip of the summer, died Tuesday while doing something he loved. Brex Malone, 55, somehow lost his grip and tumbled from the rigging as he made his way down from the crow’s nest while fishing on the Georges Bank aboard the Savana & Jax. [email protected]

Fisheries fatality under investigation by Dept. of Labour – “This is a tragedy. Our government, in partnership with the fisheries safety association, will continue the crucial work to strengthen safety practices in the commercial fishery,” said Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Sterling Belliveau. [email protected]

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