Man falls to his death from construction crane in Dawson Creek, IIO investigating
DAWSON CREEK, BC -- The Independent Investigations Office of BC is investigating a death in Dawson Creek over the weekend.
Around 4:35am on Monday, a man was climbing the crane at the 8th Street bridge construction site. Mounties were called to the scene.
The man subsequently fell from the crane and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Since the incident occurred, fencing has been put up around the crane.
The IIO investigation is taking place to determine what role, if any, the Dawson Creek RCMP's actions or inactions may have played in the death.
So far, there is no word on the name or age of the man who died.
The IIO is asking anyone with information on the incident to contact them via the Witness Line at 1-855-446-8477, or by filling out the contact form on the iiobc.ca website.
This is a developing story.