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Police, Ministry of Labour investivating workplace fatality in West Perth

The incident happened on Thursday afternoon

On Thursday afternoon, officers with the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police were called to assist in a workplace incident.

Perth County Emergency Medical Services and West Perth Fire Services responded initially to a report in the area of Line 34 in Perth East.

Police say that, while unloading a Utility Terrain Vehicle, an individual became trapped underneath the vehicle and sustained serious injuries.

A 53-year-old resident of Manitoba was taken to hospital where they were pronounced deceased.

The Ministry of Labour was contacted and is investigating the incident.