Ontario Provincial Police investigating Norfolk County farm death


One person has died after an incident on a Norfolk County farm, according to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

Investigators said officers were called to a ginseng farm at Concession 13, Townsend, northeast of Simcoe, around 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

They found an individual with fatal injuries who was allegedly struck by a piece of equipment from a trailer.

“As a result, I am sad to say that this person was declared deceased on the spot,” said Acting Sgt. Ed Sanchuk said Thursday night in a social media post.

“The Ministry of Labor has been contacted and will continue to investigate. “

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