Occurrence Type: FATAL ACCIDENT
Occurrence Number: GR09001405
Prepared by: DEPUTY CHIEF R THOMPSON
ADAM SCHNEIDER 25 year old resident of Hanover sustained fatal injuries as a result of electrocution on a job site on Concession 4 Bentinck Twp.
Yesterday July 28, 2009 West Grey Police, Elmwood Fire Service and Grey County Ambulance attended to a home on concession 4 just east of Bruce road 10 in the former township of Bentinck. Two workers from a local company had been installing fascia and soffets on the home. Mr. Schneider was moving a 30 foot ladder when it came in contact with hydro wires. CPR was performed by emergency workers, Mr Schneider was transported by ambulance to the Hanover Hospital and was pronounced dead on arrival.
Ministry of Labour and the West Grey Police are investigating the accident.