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Tractor Vs Building In Seaforth

(HURON EAST, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a collision involving a farm tractor with two trailers attached and a Seaforth store front which has caused extensive damage to a building located on Main Street. 

Huron County OPP were dispatched to the scene of a collision on October 13th, 2023, at approximately 8:05 p.m. Upon arrival, emergency services discovered that a farm tractor had left the roadway and impacted the front of a building on Main Street in Huron East, Seaforth at approximately 8:00 p.m. The collision has caused extensive damage to the structural integrity of the building, which contains a business in the lower half, and a residence in the upper portion. The residents were home at the time of the collision, but thankfully were uninjured. The driver has been identified as a 23-year-old Huron East resident who was also uninjured. The cause of the collision is being investigated.

The involved tractor will be removed only when it is safe to do so. A road closure is still in effect, however pedestrian traffic is being allowed to access local businesses. The investigation is ongoing. More information to follow. 

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