TTC streetcar driver faces charges after pedestrian killed

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TORONTO – A Toronto Transit Commission operator is facing charges after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a streetcar in March.

Police say the 80-year-old victim was hit near St. Clair Ave. W. and Arlington Ave. on March 20 just before 9 p.m.

The 27-year-old male streetcar driver faces a charge of fail to yield to pedestrian and careless driving.

He is scheduled to appear in court June 4.

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