Person dies while operating tobacco harvester at Norfolk County farm
The driver of a tobacco harvester has died following an incident involving the machine on a Norfolk County farm.
Emergency crews were called to the scene at a Windham East Quarter Line Road property around 9:30 a.m. on Sunday.
OPP say the person operating the tobacco harvester suffered life-threatening injuries while harvesting and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Their identity is being withheld as next-of-kin is being notified.
The Ministry of Labour is investigating the incident.
#OPP investigating a fatal farming incident involving a tobacco harvester at a Windham East Quarter Line Rd address. @ONTatwork is continuing to investigate. All further inquires to be directed to Minsitry of Labour at (416) 326-7405. @NorfolkCountyCA #NorfolkOPP ^es pic.twitter.com/N6uE3NvpiD— OPP West Region (@OPP_WR) August 14, 2022