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Ontario farmer dies after becoming trapped in corn harvester

QMI Agency

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LONDON, Ont. — A 46-year-old man was killed after becoming trapped in a corn harvester early Tuesday.

Brian McConnell, of Bruce County, Ont., is the third farmer to die in farm machinery this harvest season in southwestern Ontario.

In a statement, police warn farmers to “work within their limits and always ensure they keep personal safety in mind.”

The labour ministry, the coroner's office and Ontario Provincial Police are all investigating McConnell's death.

 


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