Worker hit, killed by farm equipment in Norfolk

A farming mishap claimed the life of a worker near Waterford Thursday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to a ginseng field on Concession 13 in Townsend around 2:33 p.m.

A person was working in the field when a piece of equipment from a trailer hit them causing serious life-threatening injuries, said Norfolk OPP. The unidentified individual died at the scene.

The Ministry of Labour has been contacted and is investigating the incident.

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