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Charges In Farm Accident Death

Grey Highlands | by Claire McCormack  

A Grey Highlands man is charged with criminal negligence in the death of a 4 year old.

Grey County OPP have charged the equipment operator in a farming accident that resulted in the death of a child.

Police say on the afternoon of August 31st, 2018 Grey County OPP responded to an incident at a farm property on 3rd Concession in the Municipality of Grey Highlands.

Grey County EMS and Southgate Dundalk Fire assisted.

Police say the incident involved farm machinery equipment that was being operated by the occupant of the farm.

A 4-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance but succumbed to his injuries.

On October 20th, 2018 Grey County OPP Crime Unit charged the equipment operator, a 32-year-old male, Emanuel Bauman of Grey Highlands with Causing Death by Criminal Negligence section 220(b) of Criminal Code of Canada.

The accused will have his first court appearance in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on November 22nd, 2018.



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