Dec. 21, 2005. (The Star) ASHLEY JOANNOU AND HENRY STANCU
A cyclist in his 40s is dead after he was struck and killed by a flatbed
truck Tuesday night. The man was cycling just before 8 p.m. in the southbound lane of Leslie St. when he was struck by the truck travelling north and attempting to make a left turn on to Eastern Ave. police say. He suffered massive head injuries and was rushed to St. Mike’s hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police Press Release.
(This makes 2005 the worst year since 1996 for Cycling in Toronto)