Ontario worker killed as crane collapses into pond
by The Canadian Press
The Ministry of Labour is investigating after a 77-year-old crane operator died in an industrial accident in eastern Ontario
AUGUSTA, Ont.—Provincial police say a 77-year-old man has died in an industrial accident at a gravel pit in Augusta Township.
They say a crane tipped at the edge of a pond, causing it to collapse into the water.
They say the crane operator was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Police have not released the name of the 77-year-old man from Lakefield, Ont.
The Ontario Ministry of Labour is investigating.