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One person is dead after falling from a tree in Oro-Medonte, Ontario, police said.
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said Wednesday that emergency responders were dispatched to a home on Huronwoods Drive just after 1 p.m.
According to the police, an arborist fell about 15 meters from a tree.
Officials said the arborist, a 45-year-old man from Springwater Township, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Ontario Department of Labor, OPP Forensic Identification Services and the Coroner have been contacted and are investigating.
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The Department of Labor said the man was employed by Ansanna Tree Services.
“Our thoughts are with the family, friends and colleagues of this worker,” the ministry said in a statement.
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An inspector from the ministry was tasked with investigating the cause of the incident.
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