Man injured in industrial accident in Lakefield
One person was taken to hospital following an industrial accident near Lakefield on Wednesday morning.
The accident happened around 11:30 a.m. at R & J Machine on the 8th Line of Smith, just north of Peterborough. The family business has specialized in manufacturing docks, boat lifts and marine railways for more than 43 years.
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According to Peterborough County OPP, the preliminary investigation reveals an I-beam fell off a cart and onto a man’s arm.
The extent of the injuries is not yet known.
The Ministry of Labour has been called in to investigate, OPP said.
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