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Ministry of Labour investigating fatal incident at private residence
Published Friday, September 20, 2019 12:21PM EDT Last Updated Friday, September 20, 2019 2:43PM EDT
An ambulance is shown in a file photo. (CP24)
The Ministry of Labour is investigating a fatal incident that happened at a private residence in Kawartha Lakes on Thursday.
Emergency services and provincial police responded to an emergency call sometime after 4 p.m. on Jasper Drive.
The Ministry of Labour tells CTV News two men were trimming a hedge when their elevated work platform made contact with a power line.
A 78-year-old Kirkfield man was pronounced dead at the hospital, while a 64-year-old Fenelon Falls man sustained critical injuries.
The Ministry of Labour is continuing to investigate.