Halton Hills and North Halton newspapers
Visitor killed crossing road
Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 18 Apr 2007, p. 1

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A 64-year-old man visiting Georgetown from China died as a result of injuries he suffered when he was struck by a car (left) while crossing Mountainview Rd. S. Saturday morning. The man was airlifted to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto where he died Sunday night.

An elderly man visiting from China died after being struck by a car while crossing Mountainview Rd. S. near Danby Rd. Saturday morning. Halton Police report Feng Chen Ding, 64, died as a result of his injuries at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Sunday night. Ding, from Jilin Province, China, was in Canada on a temporary visa visiting his son who lives in Georgetown. The accident occurred at about 11:10 a.m. Police say Ding was crossing Mountainview Rd. S. against the red light from the east side south of the intersection. He crossed over the northbound lanes into the southbound lanes and into the path of a Volkswagen driven by a Georgetown woman, whose name was not released. Police say the woman attempted to avoid the man by veering into the curb lane, however, Ding continued to cross, and the collision occurred. Ding was transported to Georgetown Hospital by ambulance and later airlifted to Sunnybrook. Police are still investigating the accident. Any witnesses are asked to call Det. Const. Steve Anderson of Halton Regional Police Traffic Reconstruction Unit at 905-878-5511 ext. 2380.

Tallyn, Lisa; Borgstrom, Jon
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18 Apr 2007
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Ding, Feng Chen ; Anderson, Steve
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Georgetown ; China ; Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre ; Toronto ; Halton Police ; Jilin Province, China ; Canada ; Georgetown Hospital ; Halton Regional Police Traffic Reconstruction Unit
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Visitor killed crossing road