A protester outside the Fearmans Pork plant in Burlington has was struck and killed by a transport carrying a load of pigs to the plant. The accident happened at about 10 this morning. The victim has been identified as Regan Russel of Hamilton
According to police Regan Russell was trying to feed the pigs inside the transport truck while it was still moving when she was struck and killed. Next of kin have been notified.
The plant has been the scene of animal rights protests for years. Police are calling on any witnesses or persons with dash-cam footage to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 5065.