(HURON EAST, ON) - On Thursday, August 20, 2020 at approximately 10:20 a.m. Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Huron County Paramedic Services and Seaforth Fire Department responded to a call for assistance at an Egmondville property located at the corner of Kippen Road and Stapleton Avenue.
A contractor was working at a vacant lot when an excavated area collapsed around the victim trapping the victim in a deep trench.
The victim was quickly freed from the pile of dirt and was rushed to hospital.
A 64-year-old victim remains in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The Ministry of Labour has been notified to assist with this investigation.