Family of kids killed in Vaughan collision ask for privacy: police

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The Vaughan, Ont., family of two children who died after being hit by a vehicle over the weekend say they have been traumatized by their loss.

York Regional Police shared the family's statement on Tuesday.

The family is asking for privacy and say they appreciate thoughts and prayers from people in the difficult days since the collision.

The 10-year-old girl and her four-year-old brother died after being injured in their driveway when a car veered off the road on Sunday.

A teenage boy from Richmond Hill has been charged in relation to the incident.

Police say the family ask that the children's names and photos not be released, and that media do not film or approach people at their home.

They also say the family is not involved in creating a GoFundMe fundraiser posted about the incident.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 18, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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