Pedestrian hit by school bus dies: St. Thomas, Ont. police

Police headquarters in St. Thomas, Ont., as seen Oct. 2, 2020. Andrew Graham / Global News

St. Thomas, Ont., police confirmed Tuesday that a 75-year-old woman struck by a school bus the day before has died of her injuries.

According to police, emergency services responded to the crash on Talbot Street near Manitoba Street on Monday afternoon at around 3:20 p.m.

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Police would not say whether charges are anticipated but did confirm that three high-school aged students were on the bus at the time.

None of the students were injured and “all parties involved, in any way” with the crash “have been connected with victim services for support and resources,” a police spokesperson confirmed.

A pedestrian was taken to a hospital in London with serious, life-threatening injuries, where she was later pronounced dead. She has been identified as 75-year-old Elizabeth Anderson.

The investigation is ongoing and police say “additional information will be shared when available.”


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