A 12 year old boy has died after a fatal farm accident in the Township of Perth East. Perth County OPP and the Perth East fire department were called out to the farm on Line 61 on Monday evening. The 12 year old had been working in the barn when he died. The child was rushed to a local area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The cause of death has not been determined at this time, however foul play is not suspected. The Perth County OPP and the Office of the Coroner continue to investigate this incident.
The deceased has been identified as Samuel Zehr from Perth East.