A man has died following an industrial accident in Markham on Monday morning.
According to York Regional Police, at a site on Highway 7, east of Birchmount Road around 8.a.m.
Reports suggest the man was crushed by a steel casing while working on a gas line.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Highway 7 east of Birchmount was been closed as a result of the accident.
The Ministry of Labour has been called in to investigate.
Industrial accident on Highway 7 East of Birchmount in Markham. 1 person has been killed. Highway 7 East is closed for this investigation.
— York Regional Police (@YRP) November 2, 2015