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Man, 88, dies in farming accident in Perth East

Tractor rolled back against machine man was working on in Nov. 10 incident
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An man in his 80s has died after a farming accident in Perth East.  

Perth County OPP said that on Nov. 10, just before 5 p.m., police, paramedics and fire crews responded to a report of an incident involving a farm tractor at an address on Perth Line 43.

It was determined a man was working on a tractor when another tractor rolled back against the machine.

An 88-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

The name of the deceased is not being released at this time, police said in a news release.

Perth County OPP are continuing to investigate the incident. The Ministry of Labour was also notified.

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