Two workers have died after crane topples on Gabriola Island: B.C. RCMP

GABRIOLA, B.C. — The RCMP say two workers have died after a crane toppled on Gabriola Island in British Columbia.

The Mounties say in a news release that police and emergency services were called to a construction site Tuesday morning.

The release says the boom of a concrete pump-truck broke.

Police say both men were pronounced dead at the scene.

The RCMP say the BC Coroners Service and WorkSafeBC will conduct parallel investigations into the cause of death.

The Canadian Press