DOMVILLE – A worker has been killed after a crane collapsed at a construction site in Augusta Township, north of Prescott.
Provincial police were called to a gravel pit near McCully Road and County Road 18 around 4 p.m. Monday.
Grenville County O.P.P. say a crane tipped at the water’s edge and plunged into a nearby pond.
The crane operator was rescued but later died at hospital.
He’s been identified as a 77-year-old man from the Peterborough area (Lakefield, Ont.).
The Ontario Ministry of Labour is investigating.