Man dies in farming accident in Enniskillen Township

A 78-year-old man died in a farming accident in Enniskillen Township Friday afternoon.

On March 9th at 1:30 p.m. members of the Lambton Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a rural farming address located within the 4000 Block of LaSalle Line, Enniskillen Township to investigate a farming accident.

OPP say initial investigation has revealed that a man was assisting with transferring crop from a storage bin to a transport truck. While doing so, he fell into the bin. As a result, David John Brand, of Enniskillen Township, succumbed to his injuries and is deceased.

The Petrolia/Enniskillen Fire Department and Lambton EMS also attended to assist. The Regional Coroner’s Office and Ministry of Labour will take carriage of the investigation.

The OPP has since notified the deceased’s family members.

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