Ministry of Labour investigating after Kirkfield man killed

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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