The Ministry of Labour has launched an investigation after one man was killed and another seriously injured near Balsam Lake.
According to the OPP, emergency services personnel to a call for assistance on Jasper Drive around 4:45 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 19).
“Two men were transported from the scene to an area hospital,” a media release reads.
Police say a 78-year-old man from Kirkfield area was pronounced dead at the hospital, while a 64-year-old man from the Fenelon Falls area sustained serious injuries.
“The Ministry of Labour is investigating,” reads the media release.
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