Ministry of Labour probing fatal farm accident

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The Ministry of Labour is investigating after the death of a man on a farm east of Woodstock.

The Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police reported Tuesday that emergency crews were called to a farm on Old Highway 2 in Blandford-Blenhiem Township around 3:20 p.m. Monday for a “non-traffic accident.” When they arrived, they found a 40-year-old had died.

Police are not releasing the name of the deceased at this time.

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the exact cause of death.