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Man dead in farming accident in southwestern Ontario: police

March 10, 2018
By The Canadian Press
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SARNIA, Ont. – Provincial police say a 78-year-old man is dead after a farming accident in a rural part of southwestern Ontario.

They say officers were called to a farm in Enniskillen Township, near Sarnia, Ont., at about 1:30 p.m. on Friday to investigate the accident.

Investigators say the man was helping someone transfer crop from a storage bin into a transport truck when he fell in the bin.

They say David John Brand died of his injuries. Police say the Coroner’s Office and the Ministry of Labour will investigate.

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