GO Transit bus driver charged in death of pedestrian at Hamilton station

HAMILTON — Police say a charge has been laid in the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a GO Transit bus in Hamilton.

Hamilton police say a 60-year-old man from Burlington faces a charge of careless driving causing death.

An 84-year-old woman from Brantford was struck by a bus at Hamilton GO Centre station on March 9.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Metrolinx, the provincial agency that operates GO Transit, says in a statement that the driver is currently on paid leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

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