Kaitlyn Pollock Death – A 20-year-old Oshawa woman has died following a deadly electric kick scooter accident that happened on Wednesday. The victim has been identified as Kaitlyn Pollock, a longtime resident of Oshawa, Ontario. According to reports, Kaitlyn Pollock passed away from injuries sustained in the incident. Kaitlyn was taken from her family and friends way too soon, leaving behind her parents, Rick and Kim, and her younger brother, Blake.
How did the incident happen?
The incident took place in Oshawa on Wednesday, the 17th of May 2023. No further information was mentioned. The details surrounding the accident were not stated. The devastation this young soul’s parents are suffering right now can only be described as unimaginable. Please send your thoughts and prayers for relief to her family.
Who was Kaitlyn Pollock?
Kaitlyn was a loving, caring and beautiful person. She was excited about where her path was taking her, working towards her chosen career. Kaitlyn was born and raised in Oshawa, Ontario. She graduated from Durham College International. Kaitlyn worked at McDonald’s.
Kaitlyn Pollock GoFundMe
A GoFundMe page has been established by Melissa Emma, a resident of Oshawa, Ontario. According to Emma, the money raised through this effort will go to the family to help with the funeral expenses. The page “Kaitlyn Pollock’s Funeral” has raised $4,690 CAD of the $7,000 goal.
“The family is shocked and saddened by this loss and unfortunately not financially prepared as this was completely unexpected. Please donate whatever you can to help lessen the stress for her family during this difficult time.”
The family will release an obituary and funeral arrangements for Kaitlyn Pollock.
Related story: Woman killed in Oshawa accident riding city e-scooter without helmet
The woman who was killed Wednesday when she was hit by a car was riding an electric scooter from Oshawa’s newly started pilot project. She was not wearing a helmet at the time. The victim, who was 20 years old, died after a pickup truck hit her around 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday on Harmony Rd. N. near Taunton Rd. E. in Oshawa.
It was found that a black 2018 GMC Sierra was leaving a gas station on the southeast corner of the intersection when it hit an e-scooter that was riding on the curb. The woman was taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance, but she died there from her injuries.
The GMC pickup driver was not hurt and stayed at the scene. On the information page for the city of Oshawa’s e-bike test program, it says that people under the age of 18 must wear a helmet, but adults aren’t required to.
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