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Farmer Dies After Tractor Rolls Into an Embankment

Police, Fire and the Ornge Air Ambulance were called to a farm near Teeterville Tuesday morning after a fatal crash.

Norfolk County OPP are investigating a sudden death at a farm on Windham Road 5 near Teeterville. 

Norfolk County Fire and Rescue Services along with the Air Ornge ambulance responded to the farm Tuesday morning just after 9:00 a.m. Police say a 43 year old man was driving an open cab tractor, when the tractor slid down the embankment and rolled over, trapping the driver. 

Emergency crews on scene were able to local the man, and he was pronounced deceased at the farm. His name is not being released at this time until next of kin is notified. 

A post-mortem examination is to be conducted on on Wednesday in order to determine the cause of death. 

The Ministry of Labour has been notified and an investigation is ongoing. 

 

Update (Wednesday August 17 5:10am) - Norfolk OPP say 43 year old Ernest Williamson of Jamaica died at the scene.

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