Area OPP Police Press Releases

Fatal Farm Incident

(PERTH EAST, ON) – One person has died as a result of a farm-related incident.  

On November 10, 2022, just before 5:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Perth County Paramedic Services and Perth East Fire Department responded to a report of an incident involving a farm tractor at an address on Perth Line 43 in the Township of Perth East.

It was determined that an individual was working on a tractor when another tractor rolled back against the other. As a result, an 88-year-old male suffered serious life-threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The name of the deceased is not being released at this time.

The Perth County OPP are continuing to investigate the incident. The ministry of Labour was also notified.

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