Man dies after reportedly being struck by vehicle on Don Valley Parkway: police

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Toronto police say a man has died after reportedly being struck by a vehicle on the Don Valley Parkway Friday evening.

Police say they were called to the Don Valley Parkway near Dundas Street East, where a man was walking on the left shoulder shortly after 8:30 p.m.

Investigators say cars were swerving to miss the man, but the man is believed to have been struck by a vehicle and was found lying on the roadway.

Police say passersby and medics tried to save the man's life, but he eventually died at the scene.

Police say the incident is believed to be related to an unknown trouble call that came in minutes before at a parking lot in the area of Munro Street and Dundas Street East.

They say a man jumped into a woman's car and drove away, striking a number of vehicles and buildings before fleeing on foot.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 13, 2021.

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This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

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