Industrial accident in the Beach claims life of worker

A construction worker has died following an accident at a home in the Beach earlier today.

Two investigators from the Ontario Ministry of Labour have been sent to the site of an industrial accident after news that a cinder block wall had fallen on a construction worker at a home near Pine Crescent and Maclean Avenue around 8:30 a.m.

The worker was rushed to a trauma centre after being extricated by Toronto Fire Services and Toronto Police.

He has since passed away due to injuries sustained, confirmed Gloria Yip, a spokesperson for the Ontario Ministry of Labour.

Yip said she could not release more details as the investigation is still ongoing at this time.


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