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One Person Is Dead, One Seriously Injured In Workplace Accident At Quarry Near Bobcaygeon

KAWARTHA LAKES-One person is dead and other seriously injured in a workplace accident at Buckhorn Sand and Gravel Bass Lane Quarry near Bobcaygeon

Police say shortly after 6:45 a.m. this morning Peterborough County OPP responded to a report of two unresponsive males at an aggregate quarry on Bass Lane. The initial investigation revealed that the victims had been trapped between two vehicles. One victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The second victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries prior to being flown to a Toronto area hospital via air ambulance.

The name of the deceased is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

The Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) were notified and are attending. The Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario is assisting with the investigation.

This story has been updated with additional information from police.

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Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
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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