NW Ontario fire chief identified as victim in deadly Etobicoke crash


    A person in his 60s who died after being struck by a car in Etobicoke Friday has been identified as the fire chief in Schreiber, a group 200 km east of Thunder Bay.

    63 yr outdated Pat Bourguignon was crossing Dixon Highway at Atwell Drive, close to Freeway 27, when he was hit, in response to Gary Lengthy, spokesperson for the Toronto Police Service. 

    The car remained on the scene.

    “Lights in the world had been out attributable to an influence outage,” Lengthy mentioned on Saturday.

    Police obtained a name in regards to the private damage collision at 11:54 p.m. Bourguignon was crossing from the south aspect of Dixon Highway to the north aspect, Lengthy mentioned. Toronto paramedics pronounced him lifeless on the scene.

    Bourguignon’s identification was confirmed by the workplace of the mayor of Schreiber Saturday afternoon.

    “The group of Schreiber is heartbroken to verify the sudden passing of our Fire Chief Paty Bourguignon,” the mayor’s workplace tweeted.

    “Pat was an incredible man and passionately devoted to his household, his work as a devoted volunteer firefighter for 34 years and Schreiber’s Fire Chief since 2009.”

    No expenses have been laid. The driving force is co-operating with police, Lengthy says.

    Roads had been closed in the world as police reconstructed the collision however they’ve since been reopened.




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