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OPP And Ministry Of Labour Investigating Worksite Death In Minden Hills

KAWARTHA LAKES-Members of the Haliburton Highlands OPP are assisting with a death investigation at a worksite in the Township of Minden Hills.

Police say on January 26, 2022, at approximately 11:30 a.m., the Haliburton Highlands OPP was contacted by Haliburton County Paramedic Services (EMS) for a worker who had fallen from a telecommunications tower on Davis Lake Road in the Township of Minden Hills.

Initial investigation indicated that workers were onsite working on a tower this morning when one of the workers fell and was subsequently pronounced deceased at the scene.

The deceased has been identified as 30-year-old Jacob Lundrigan of Tilbury.

Both the federal and provincial Ministry of Labour (MOL) have been notified and are investigating. The Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario, OPP Forensic Identification Unit (FIS) and the Haliburton Highlands OPP Crime Unit are assisting with the investigation.

Haliburton Highlands OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122 or (705) 286-1431. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at https://www.khcrimestoppers.com/ where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward


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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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