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20-year old on eScooter dies after sidewalk hit

Durham Police yesterday said a 20-year-old female was fatally injured after she was struck by a vehicle while riding an E-scooter in Oshawa.

On Wednesday, May 17 at about 1:45 pm, officers from East Division responded to a motor vehicle collision on Harmony Road North near Taunton Road East in Oshawa.

Officers arrived on scene and located a female suffering from extensive injuries.  She was transported via ambulance to a local-area hospital where she succumbed to her injuries, said a police statement.

The investigation determined that a black 2018 GMC Sierra pickup was exiting a gas station on the southeast corner of the intersection when it struck the E-scooter which was riding on the sidewalk.  The driver of the GMC pickup was uninjured and remained on the scene, police said.

Members of the DRPS Traffic Services Branch – Collision Investigation Unit, attended the scene and conducted an investigation. The roadway was closed for several hours while evidence was collected.

Anyone with information about this incident or who witnessed this collision is asked to contact D/Cst. Rayne of the Collision Investigation Unit at 905-579-1520 (toll-free 1-888-579-1520) ext. 5256.

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