Child fatality on Emily Township farm

By Lindsay Advocate

Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a death after responding to a call regarding a child stuck under a skid steer last evening in Emily Township.

Shortly after 7:30 pm officers arrived along with EMS on scene and located a young child underneath the machinery, who was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The OPP Forensic Identification Services also attended.

The information regarding the incident is being reviewed with the Office of the Chief Coroner, but at this point and time the incident is being considered a tragic farming accident. 

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