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Car in the waters of the Don River: 18-year-old man loses his life

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The removal operation the car required heavy machinery.


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A vehicle plunged into the waters of the Don River on Saturday morning. Her 18-year-old driver died.

Police say a second person was transported at the hospital, without specifying who it is.

Toronto Fire spokesperson Deepak Chagger said crews were called to the scene near Lakeshore Boulevard and Cherry Street around 8:45 a.m.

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The car was removed from the lake. A man was then rescued from the water, according to police.

In a press release issued Saturday evening, the Police said the 18-year-old man, driving a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, was heading west on Lake Shore Boulevard East.

Meanwhile, a 32-year-old man was walking east on Lake Shore Boulevard East, east ;east of Cherry Street, in a 2023 Ford F150 pickup truck.

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According to the police, the driver of the Jeep lost control of his vehicle and hit the Ford, causing the Jeep to go off the roadway and into the Don River.

Police said the Jeep was pulled from the water at 12:24 p.m. and its driver was recovered at 1:12 p.m. He was taken to hospital, where he died .

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The bridge of Cherry Street passes over the Keating Canal, the waterway that connects the Don River, which runs along the south side of the city, to Lake Ontario.

A firefighter was treated by paramedics at the scene, Chagger confirmed. An investigation has been opened, according to the police.

With information from CBC News

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116