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Putnam man, 21, dead after workplace incident: Oxford OPP

Oxford OPP say the Ministry of Labour is investigating after a man was killed in a workplace incident.

According to OPP, emergency services were called to a business on Clarke Road in South-West Oxford Township at 12:15 a.m. Wednesday.

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Police say the man was pinned under a large steel box.

He was pronounced dead. He has been identified as William Beacham, 21, of Putnam.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

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