PETERBOROUGH COUNTY OPP INVESTIGATING FARMING ACCIDENT ON ASPHODEL 7TH LINE

Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and emergency crews were called to a farming accident on Asphodel 7th Line this afternoon at approximately 4:00pm

The victim was travelling on a tractor when they were struck by a falling tree. The tractor remained in motion until it entered the ditch. The victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Asphodel 7th Line is currently closed between Center Line and County Road 2 while members trained in collision reconstruction measure and document the scene.

The road closure will remain in place for several hours while police investigate. For road closure information regarding this incident, or any other traffic related events please check Twitter @OPP_COMM_CR for ongoing updates.

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