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Woman dies after being struck by van in Toronto's east end

A van struck two people in Toronto’s east end on Wednesday, killing a woman.

A 74-year-old woman and her 76-year-old husband were crossing Victoria Park Avenue at O’Connor Drive shortly before 5 p.m. when the vehicle’s driver turned left onto Victoria Park and hit them.

Both were taken to Sunnybrook hospital where the woman died. The husband remains in hospital in serious condition and will survive.

The 58-year-old driver remained at the scene and is co-operating with police while they investigate.