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Man dies in Mississauga industrial accident

A man in his 20s has died in an industrial accident in Mississauga, Peel Regional police say.

The accident occurred at a construction shaft near Mississauga Road and Queen Street, police tweeted shortly after 3 p.m.

No other workers were injured.

“We received a call at this construction site that there was a male party in his early 20s who suffered some very serious injuries while working underground in a tunnel,” explained PC George Tudos.  “By the time officers arrived sadly, he was already dead.”

“At this point we are waiting for the Ministry of Labour to attend so they can start their investigation.”

Police say the victim was part of a crew excavating a sewage system when the accident took place.