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Police, ministry investigate after fatal industrial accident in Caledon

January 18, 2019
By The Canadian Press
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CALEDON, Ont. – Provincial police say they’re investigating after a man died in what they describe as an industrial accident in Caledon, Ont.

Police provided no details about the incident, which they say took place on Monday afternoon at a road construction site.

They say officers called to the scene found an unconscious man with serious injuries, who was rushed to hospital and later pronounced dead.

Police have identified the man as 33-year-old Jacob Lein of Melancthon, Ont.

Both police and the provincial Ministry of Labour are conducting investigations into the incident.


Anyone with information is being asked to come forward.

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