September 16, 2018 12:06 pm
Updated: September 16, 2018 12:08 pm

Man dies in accidental fall off bridge in Toronto’s east end, police say

A Toronto Police Service cruiser.

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Toronto police say a man is dead after he fell off a bridge in the city’s east end late Saturday night.

Police say they received a call at about 11:30 p.m. that a man accidentally fell through a gap in the bridge.

They say the man’s friend called 911 and said he fell where there was an opening on the bridge by accident.

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Police say the man, who was in his 20s, was found unconscious and not breathing and was pronounced dead on scene shortly after.

Police say the incident is not deemed suspicious and they don’t believe intoxication was a factor.

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