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Toronto man charged after cyclist killed in Vaughan crash

Last Updated Jun 30, 2015 at 12:55 pm EDT

A cyclist is dead and a Toronto man is facing charges after a fatal crash in Vaughan on Monday night.

In a release, York regional police said a Mercedes was heading southbound when it hit a Hyundai in the intersection Dufferin Street and Glen Shields Avenue around 6 p.m.

The Mercedes then struck two cyclists and a light pole, which was toppled.

One of the cyclists, a 47-year-old woman, died at the scene.

The second cyclist, a 55-year-old man, was rushed to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses at the scene said the cyclists were husband and wife. Their names have not been released.

Three people were in the two cars involved in the crash — all suffered minor injuries and were treated in hospital.

On Tuesday police charged the driver of the Mercedes, Olumide Banjo, 34, with one count each of dangerous operation causing death and dangerous operation causing bodily harm.

He’s scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 6.