Two men died in a work-site accident on Gabriola Island.
Emergency crews were called to a report of a toppled crane on Berry Point Road at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday morning. RCMP say a boom of a concrete pump truck broke and landed on two workers at a construction site.
“Sadly, both men were pronounced dead at the scene,” noted an RCMP press release.
B.C. Coroner Service confirmed it is investigating the incident but could not provide further details. WorkSafe B.C. is also investigating. RCMP say they “do not believe there to be anything suspicious in this tragedy.”