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Fatal collision #54/2017,
Sheppard Avenue East at Victoria Park Avenue

Broadcast time: 08:49
Monday, November 27, 2017

42 Division

Case #: 2017 – 306

On Friday, November 24, 2017, at 11:48 a.m., police received a call for a personal injury collision at Sheppard Avenue East at Victoria Park Avenue.

It is reported that:

- a man, 70, was attempting to cross Sheppard Avenue East, east of Victoria Park Avenue

- a man, 27, was driving a 2013 Freightliner truck, westbound on Sheppard Avenue East, approaching Victoria Park Avenue

− the pedestrian was struck by the truck as he attempted to cross the road

The man received life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital where he was subsequently pronounced.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Constable Michelle Flannery, Corporate Communications, for Constable Clint Stibbe, Traffic Services