Update, 7:16 p.m., April 13: The two construction workers who died Saturday after the crane they were using on high-tension power lines tipped over have been identified, according to the Associated Press.
The AP reported:
Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe told the Cape Cod Times that Joseph L. Boyd III, of Fall River, and John Loughran, of Quincy, had been contracted for an NStar project in Bourne, on Cape Cod.
Original story:Two construction workers were killed on Saturday when a crane collapsed, police said. According to Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael D. O’Keefe, the victims were Joseph L. Boyd III of Fall River and John Loughran of Quincy, The Boston Globe reports.
According to WBZ-TV, the incident occurred around 1 p.m. at the Cape Cod Aggregates Corp. on Scenic Highway.
WCVB-TV reports that the workers were 150 feet in the air when the boom truck collapsed, according to officials.
The accident is being investigated.Follow Meghan Colloton on Twitter at @BostonMeghan.