On Tuesday July 28, 2020 around 4:00 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Hawkesbury Detachment, were advised of a workplace death at a livestock exchange in Champlain Township that had occurred on July 27, 2020 around 5:30 p.m.

Initial investigation revealed that a 55-year-old male from the Champlain Township had been involved in a workplace-related accident and had succumbed to his injuries.

The Regional Coroner’s Office and Ministry of Labour have taken over the investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that may assist investigators is asked to contact the Hawkesbury OPP at 613-632-2729.