Man killed after falling from float during Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Parade

Toronto police are appealing for witnesses as they investigate the death of a young man who fell from a parade float at the city's Caribbean Carnival. Kevin Smith/Global News

TORONTO – A man has succumbed to injuries sustained after he fell and was struck by a float during the 46th annual  Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Parade.

Toronto police confirmed they responded to a call of a struck pedestrian in the area of Lake Shore Boulevard West and Dowling Avenue at 8:50 p.m.

An 18-year-old man had reportedly fallen from parade float and was subsequently struck by it.

The man was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at

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