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Man electrocuted while climbing abandonded building

10/04/2014 10:29 EDT | Updated 12/04/2014 05:59 EST
A man in his 30s has died after being electrocuted while climbing on the rooftop of an abandoned building in Toronto's west end. 

Paramedics say the man was climbing on the building on the Queensway between Kipling and Islington avenues at around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. Toronto police say the man touched a live wire on the roof, electrocuting himself. 

EMS said two other men were on the roof at the time, although they were not injured. 

Toronto police are investigating. 

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