/Tilbury man, 30, dies in Minden worksite incident

Tilbury man, 30, dies in Minden worksite incident

A 30-year-old Tilbury man has died after a fall from a telecommunications tower at a worksite in Minden Hills this morning.

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 26, Haliburton Highlands OPP were contacted by Haliburton County Paramedic Services regarding a worker who had fallen from a telecommunications tower on Davis Lake Road.

The initial investigation by OPP indicated that workers were onsite working on a tower this morning when one of the workers fell. He was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have identified the deceased as 30-year-old Jacob Lundrigan of Tilbury.

Both the federal and provincial ministries of labour have been notified and are investigating. The Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario, OPP Forensic Identification Unit and the Haliburton Highlands OPP Crime Unit are assisting with the investigation. 

Haliburton Highlands OPP is requesting anyone with information about the incident to call 1-888-310-1122 or (705) 286-1431. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at https://www.khcrimestoppers.com/.