Man dies in log boom boat crash

A 33-year-old man died after the boat he was driving crashed into a log boom off Bare Point in Chemainus, B.C. on Friday.
The wreck of a boat is lodged where it came to rest in a log boom near Chemainus, B.C. (CBC)

A 33-year-old man died after the boat he was driving crashed into a log boom off Bare Point in Chemainus, B.C. on Friday.

His two passengers were rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

Police are investigating whether speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.

The wreck of the recreational boat remained lodged in the logs on Chemainus' waterfront on Saturday.