Man in 20s dies and another left fighting for life after 'roof collapse' in Lancashire village

A MAN died and a second was left fighting for life after a roof collapsed at a village home today.

The men were both working on a house in Bolton-le-Sands, Lancs, when the tragedy unfolded this afternoon.

Police confirmed one of the men, aged in his 20s, sadly couldn't be saved and died at the scene.

His colleague, aged in his 40s, was rushed to hospital by air ambulance where he remains in an "extremely" serious condition.

Lancs Police said: "A road closure is in place on Church Brow so we would ask people to avoid the area and for motorists to find alternative routes where possible.

"We are working with colleagues at the Health and Safety Executive, though the matter remains with police while enquiries are carried out into the cause of the incident."

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