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06/24/2014 06:59 EDT | Updated 08/24/2014 05:59 EDT

Woodbine Racetrack Death: Man Dies After Horse Falls On Him

Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail
A man has died at Toronto's Woodbine Racetrack after a horse fell on top of him early today.

Peel emergency medical services (EMS) received a call to the racetrack just after 6 a.m. ET Tuesday.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

"A horse collapsed on him and he was trapped," said a spokeswoman Jennifer Roach for the Region of Peel.

She could not confirm reports the man who died is a jockey.

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