Top Canadian squash player killed while cycling
TORONTO (AP) — One of Canada’s top squash players has died after he was hit by a car while cycling in Toronto.
Squash Canada says Adrian Dudzicki died from injuries after a vehicle struck him on Wednesday as he rode to the National Squash Academy. He was 23.
Dudzicki was born in Latina, Italy and raised in the Ottawa area. He reached a career-high ranking of No. 9 in Canada and No. 136 in the world in 2012.
Squash Canada executive director Danny Da Costa calls him “a great young man with a bright future in the game of squash.”
Toronto police have charged Aleksey Aleksev, 20, of Toronto with dangerous driving causing death and criminal negligence causing death stemming from a fatal collision. Police did not release the name of the victim.