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Police, Ministry of Labour investigate death of worker in Tillsonburg


Provincial police are investigating the death of a 51-year-old worker at a Tillsonburg seat factory.

Police say they were called to a Johnson Controls facility shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday and found a male employee dead.

The man’s name has not been released.

Ministry of Labour spokesman Matt Blajer says a lid came off a mould and struck the man in the head, causing serious injuries.

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Johnson Controls makes seating for the auto industry.

The Ministry of Labour is continuing to investigate, as it does whenever someone dies on the job.