Worker dies after industrial equipment blast in west-end Toronto, police say

A Toronto Police Service cruiser.
A Toronto Police Service cruiser. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Toronto police say one person was killed in an industrial incident on Thursday.

Police say they received reports of equipment exploding at the west-end site.

Crews were called to the North Queen Street and Shorncliffe Road area just before 11:30 a.m.

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They say a worker was hit by metal from the blast and died en route to hospital.

The Ministry of Labour is investigating.