Worker dies after wall collapses in east end of Toronto
by Canadian Manufacturing.com Staff
Man in his 40s dies after being seriously injured at work site in city's Beaches neighbourhood
TORONTO—A man has died following a wall collapse in a residential neighbourhood in Toronto’s east end.
The details of the incident have not been revealed, but Toronto Police said they responded to a call at 8:54 a.m. Oct. 31. at Pine Crescent and Maclean Avenue in the Beaches after a wall collapsed on a construction worker.
Industrial Accident: Pine Cres/ Maclean Ave, a wall hs falln on a construction worker. Injs are serious. Emerg run to commence #1933812.^adc
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Toronto Fire Service said they removed the man from the structure early Monday morning. He was then rushed to hospital, but later died of his injuries.
Various media report the man as being in his 40s, though he has not been identified.
The Ontario Ministry of Labour told CBC News, it is currently investigating the incident.