Investigation underway after worker dies at greenhouse

Ontario Ministry of Labour. (Photo by Alexandra Latremouille)

The Ministry of Labour is investigating a fatal workplace incident at a greenhouse in Leamington Monday.

The Ontario Provincial Police were called to the greenhouse on Mersea Road 8 in Leamington around 1:30 p.m.

The investigation determined a 27-year-old was working on the greenhouse when they fell to the ground. The person was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the Ministry of Labour, an investigator went to Lebo Farms and issued one order to the reported employer is Fhes Ontario. The investigation is ongoing.