12/02/2011 05:15 EST | Updated 02/01/2012 05:12 EST

Sherbrooke, Quebec Wall Collapse Kills Worker, Injures Another

SHERBROOKE, Qc - A Quebec construction worker has been crushed to death and another seriously injured after part of a wall collapsed on them.

The accident occurred this afternoon as the men were working on insulating the foundation and redoing the drainage system of a private residence.

It is not immediately clear what caused the wall's foundation to give way.

Police as well as the province's health and safety commission are investigating the accident, which occurred in Sherbrooke.