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Ontario worker killed as crane collapses into pond

by The Canadian Press   

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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.


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