2 dead in plane crash near Torquay

RCMP said two men died after a plane crashed near Torquay Sunday afternoon.

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A plane crash near Torquay, Sask., on Sunday morning left two men dead. (RCMP)

Two men are dead after a plane crash near Torquay, Sask. Sunday morning.

It happened just after 10 a.m. CST 

RCMP said emergency crews were working at the crash site at around 2 p.m. local time, along with Transport Safety Board investigators.

The names of the men will not be released until next of kin has been notified. RCMP confirmed they were the only two occupants of the aircraft. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

RCMP said the plane was reported "overdue" shortly before the crash site was found. 

Environment Canada issued alerts that thunderstorms and funnel clouds could develop in that area Sunday afternoon. There is no word on whether weather may have played a factor in the crash.

Torquay is about 200 km south of Regina.