Faits divers en bref | Incidents briefs

Faits divers en bref | Incidents briefs

MVA fatality

The Hawkesbury OPP detachment is asking for help to conclude an investigation of a fatal traffic accident July 31 on County Road 17 between Champlain Township and Hawkesbury. Two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision that claimed the life of Momtaz Francis, 73, of Ottawa, who was driving one of the vehicles. Anyone who witnessed the accident or has relevant information can call the OPP at 613-632-2729. – Gregg Chamberlain

Livestock exchange death

A 55-year-old man from Champlain Township died as a result of injuries following a workplace accident involving a bull at the Vankleek Hill Livestock Exchange, July 27, around 5:30 p.m. Police were notified of the incident July 28 at 4 p.m. and conducted a preliminary investigation. The Ontario Regional Coroner’s Office and the Ministry of Labour have now taken over the investigation. The name of the deceased has not been released. Anyone with information concerning the incident can call the OPP at 613-632-2729. – Gregg Chamberlain

Mystery seeds

Mystery seeds from China are showing up in the mail of some residents of Eastern Ontario. Police is warning recipients to be careful. Anyone who receives a packet of seeds that he or she did not order is asked to report the matter to the Canada Food Inspection Agency at 613-773-8660, who will arrange for its collection. – Gregg Chamberlain

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