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TTC bus driver charged in fatal collision with pedestrian

10/28/2014 11:33 EDT | Updated 12/28/2014 05:59 EST
A TTC bus driver has been charged in relation to a collision with a pedestrian at Lawrence Avenue and William R. Allen Road that left a woman dead.

The 34-year-old driver has been charged with careless driving, making an unsafe turn and failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk in relation to Saturday's fatal incident.

The victim, a woman in her 60s, was crossing the street when she was struck. She was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Nov. 20 at 1:30 p.m.  

Parts of Allen Road and Lawrence Avenue West were closed for several hours on Saturday, halting traffic. 

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