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Worker seriously injured in Arthur, Ministry of Labour notified (update)

It happened in the Schmidt Drive area on Wednesday
OPP cruiser
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Wellington County OPP responded to a workplace accident in Arthur, Wednesday. 

It happened around 3:30 p.m. in the Schmidt Drive area.

A 24-year-old Woodstock man was taken to a trauma hospital with serious injuries.

Provincial police say the man was working on a piece of heavy machinery when he was struck in the head by a large steel bolt.

No road closures are in effect in the area for the investigation.

OPP say the Ministry of Labour has been notified, and an investigation is underway. 


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