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Man from Olds, Alta. killed in workplace accident at hay plant

The workplace fatal happened at a hay plant east of Cremona, Alta. Credit: Google Earth

A 63-year-old man died Wednesday morning while working at a hay plant east of Cremona, Alta.

Didsbury RCMP were called to the scene at 8:07 a.m. EMS and firefighters also responded.

The 63-year-old man from Olds was dead when crews arrived.

RCMP said preliminary investigation suggests the victim was fatally injured while operating a piece of equipment.

Occupational Health and Safety has taken over the investigation.

The man’s death is not considered criminal in nature, RCMP said.

His name is not being released by police.

Cremona is located about 270 kilometres south of Edmonton.

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