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Farmer Charged After Hay Bales Rolled Onto Highway 36

KAWARTHA LAKES-A farmer is facing charges after round bales of straw rolled off his trailer and onto Highway 36 near Dunsford.

Police say the farmer was moving hay from one farm to the next when the load shifted and the bales rolled off his trailer onto the road.

There was a collision when a vehicle had to turn out to the right to avoid the bales and struck a curb along Highway 36 at Steeles Line according to police

The farmer was charged with insecure load under the Highway Traffic Act. The farmer stayed at the scene and removed all the straw from the area without problems.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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