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Fatal collision #35/2019,
Steeles Avenue East at Laureleaf Road,

Broadcast time: 10:25
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Traffic Services

Case #: 2019-1588399

On Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at approximately 9:12 p.m., police received a report of a collision at Steeles Avenue East at Laureleaf Road.

It is reported that:

- a 34-year-old male driver, operating a 2015 Ford Mustang, was travelling west on Steeles Avenue East at Laureleaf Road

- at that time, an adult male, who has not yet been identified, was crossing Steeles Avenue East from the south side to the north at Laureleaf Road, on foot

- the pedestrian was struck and taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries

The investigation is ongoing by members of Traffic Services.

Police are asking local residents, business, and drivers, who may have security or dash camera footage of the area or incident, to contact investigators.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, 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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Sergeant Brett Moore, Traffic Services, for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services