Man dies after being struck by vehicle on Danforth Avenue just east of Pharmacy Avenue

A man in his 60s has died after being struck by a vehicle on Danforth Avenue just east of Pharmacy Avenue on the night of Tuesday, Sept. 24.

A 65-year-old man has died after being struck by a vehicle on Danforth Avenue, just east of Pharmacy Avenue, last night.

Emergency crews were called to the Danforth Avenue and Wanstead Avenue area at approximately 8:46 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24. A man crossing the road who had been struck by a westbound vehicle was found in serious condition. The man was taken to hospital and later died of his injuries.

The 41-year-old driver of the 2012 Mercedes that struck the pedestrian remained on the scene, police said.

The man is the 26th pedestrian to be killed on Toronto’s streets this year.

Toronto police traffic services are investigating, and are asking witnesses and those with dashcam or security camera images from the area at the time of the incident to contact them at 416-808-1900.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated from an earlier version to include new information.

 


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