(WEST PERTH, ON) - On Monday September 7, 2020, shortly before 6:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Perth County Paramedic Service received a report of a farm accident that had occurred at a rural residence on Line 32, in the Municipality of West Perth.
It was determined that a four-year-old child was struck by a piece of farm equipment and was pronounced deceased.
The Huron County Major Crime Unit and the Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) Team are continuing to investigate. The Ministry of Labour has been notified to assist with this investigation.
A post mortem examination was completed on September 9, 2020. The investigation remains ongoing and further updates will be provided if they become available.