Woman in wheelchair dead after hit-and-run in Mississauga

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Woman in wheelchair dead after hit-and-run in Mississauga


A woman crossing a road in a wheelchair is dead after being struck by a driver in a hit-and-run Friday morning in Mississauga, Peel police say.

The woman, in her mid-40s, was hit at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East around 6:40 a.m. Police confirmed her death about an hour later.

They believe the suspect was driving a black car.

Northbound traffic on Dixie Road is closed as police investigate.

She’s at least the second pedestrian struck in the GTA on Friday morning.

A man in his 30s has life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a driver at around 4:30 a.m. in North York, in the Sheppard Avenue West and Allen Road area.

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