August 28, 2018 11:20 am

Toronto man charged with hit-and-run in death of senior

Toronto police are investigating after a man in his 80s was killed in an alleged hit-and-run.

Jeremy Cohn / Global News

Toronto police say they’ve made an arrest after a senior was fatally struck by a vehicle that allegedly fled the scene over the weekend in North York.

First responders were called to a parking garage near Don Mills Road and Highway 401 on Saturday around 5 p.m. for reports that a man had been hit by a vehicle.

When they arrived, police found a man, 82, without vital signs on the second level of the garage. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

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On Tuesday, police said Paul Veenhop, 54, was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in bodily harm or death.

He was expected to appear in court that day. Police say the vehicle allegedly involved in the collision has been seized.

With files from Alana MacLeod, Global News


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