Police ID Man In Fatal Farm Accident

Thursday, 17 August 2017 06:21 Megan
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Police have identified the man who was involved in a fatal farming accident on Tuesday morning.

43 year old Ernest Williamson of Jamaica was operating an open cab farming tractor near a pond when the tractor slid down the embankment and rolled over, trapping the man.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Ministry of Labour is investigating.

(Meghan Spotswood)


London Man Dead In Drowning Accident

Thursday, 17 August 2017 06:18 Megan
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A London man is dead following a boating accident near Chatham Kent.

Emergency crews responded to Erieau Marina around 10 p.m. on August 14th.

Police say the man fell of a docked boat into the water and likely hit his head on the side of the boat. The man did not resurface.

Chatham-Kent divers recovered the body and the 57 year old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say they will not be releasing the name of the deceased.

(Meghan Spotswood)


New Adventures for Kellogg's Factory

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 13:26 MS
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The historic Kellogg’s factory in London is undergoing a revamp and part of the one million square foot facility is being turned into an indoor adventure park. Tourism London, along with E&E McLaughlin Ltd. made the announcement at the plant this morning and explained the old building will now be called 100 Kellogg and feature an indoor adventure park called “The Factory”, a brewery and office tower. The Kellogg’s factory opened in 1913 and closed in December of 2014, eliminating almost 500 jobs in the area. 

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Fire In Antenna Mast At The CN Tower

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 06:07 Megan
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Emergency crews are at Toronto's landmark CN Tower, working to extinguish a fire at the structure's main antenna mast.

Toronto Fire District Chief Stephan Powell says firefighters responded to the fire just after 4:15 a.m. today.

He says crews have turned off power to the antenna, which could affect local TV and radio signals.

He says there are 30 personnel on scene and about eight fire trucks.

No injuries have been reported.

Powell says the fire broke out at the highest point of the tower in a confined space that's difficult to access.

 (The Canadian Press)


Fatal Three Vehicle Collision In Haldimand County

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 05:50 Megan
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OPP are investigating a fatal three vehicle collision that happened yesterday during rush hour on Smithville Road in Canborough.

It was reported that one of those vehicles was a motor home.

Investigation has revealed that a motor home and SUV were heading eastbound on Smithville Road and another vehicle was travelling westbound when all three collided.

The male driver of the motor home suffered life threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, the female driver of the SUV suffered only minor injuries and was treated at the scene and the male driver of the westbound vehicle was transported to local hospital for non life threatening injuries.

More information will be provided when it becomes available.

(Meghan Spotswood)


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