May 17, 2018 6:00 pm
Updated: May 17, 2018 6:01 pm

One man dead in fatal farming accident near Zurich

Police responded to a 911 call from a farm located on Zurich-Hensall Road, on Tuesday evening.

Lars Hagberg/The Canadian Press File

Huron County OPP say that one man is dead following a fatal farming accident involving a cultivator in the Zurich, Ont., area.

Police say they responded to a 911 call for help from a farm located on Zurich-Hensall Road, east of St. Joseph at around 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Upon arrival, police say they found an unresponsive man, who paramedics pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, the victim was fatally injured while performing maintenance on a cultivator.

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