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1 dead following accident in underground construction site

Last Updated Jan 21, 2021 at 9:16 pm EST

One man is dead following an industrial accident at a construction site in Peel Region. CITYNEWS/Hughes Cormier

A man in his 30s has died following an accident at an underground construction site.

Peel police were called to the area of Cawthra Road and Hyancinthe Boulevard in Mississauga around 5:45 p.m. for an industrial accident.

The cause of the accident is unclear, but one man was pulled from an underground tunnel and pronounced dead.

Three others were also in the tunnel at the time but were not injured.

The Ministry of Labour has also been called in to investigate.