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Traffic Fatality #4/2021,
Finch Avenue West at Sentinel Road

Broadcast time: 09:00
Date: Friday, April 16, 2021
Unit: Traffic Services
Phone: 416-808-1900
Case #: 2021-692826

The Toronto Police Service is making the public aware of a fatal collision.

On Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 3:31 p.m., police responded to a report of a personal injury collision involving a pedestrian and a dump truck on Finch Avenue West at Sentinel Road.

It is reported that:

- a 46-year-old man was crossing Finch Avenue West from the north to the south

- the man was struck by a dump truck travelling westbound on Finch Avenue West

- the man suffered significant injuries and succumbed to his injuries at the scene

The investigation is ongoing by members of Traffic Services.

Police are asking local residents, businesses, 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 or Google Play.

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Constable Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective Joseph Kranjac, Traffic Services, for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services