On Monday February 06, 2017 the Orillia Detachment of the OPP responded to a workplace accident at a local business in Severn Township.
Police were dispatched to a Severn Township quarry with reports of an industrial accident where a male was reported deceased. Police, Severn Fire and Simcoe Emergency Medical Services attended.
The deceased, a 31 year old male was pronounced deceased at the scene by the coroner. The male, originally from Peterborough was currently living in Orillia. A post mortem was scheduled for February 8, 2017.
The Orillia Detachment of the OPP, Orillia Crime Unit and Central Region Forensic Identification Unit continue to investigate this incident. The Ministry of Labour was notified and will also investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident.