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Kingston resident charged by Toronto Police after fatal collision

A Kingston resident is facing multiple charges after a fatal collision that took the life of a pedestrian in the Toronto area on Saturday.

Toronto Police say that officers responded to a call for a collision in the North York area of Wilson Avenue and Clayson Avenue on Saturday, Jul. 30, 2022, at approximately 3:36 a.m.

According to Toronto Police, a 22-year-old man was crossing Wilson Avenue at Clayson Avenue when a 42-year-old man driving eastbound on Wilson Avenue in a Black 2007 Lincoln Navigator first struck a white Mazda 3 that had stopped for a red light in the westbound lane, then rebounded and struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian succumbed to his injuries and was later pronounced deceased in hospital.

The driver of the Navigator, Jean Marie Vian Huhura, 42, of Kingston, was arrested and is now charged with Impaired Driving Causing Death, Criminal Negligence Causing Death, Failing to Stop at Accident Scene Causing Death, Driving While Prohibited, and two counts of Failing to Comply with a Release Order.

TPS say he made his first court appearance on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022.

Toronto Police are asking local residents, business and drivers, who may have security or dash camera footage of the area or incident, to contact investigators, as the investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or at www.222tips.com.

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