By Matt Lalande in Articles on December 04, 2020
It was reported today that Jude Strickland, an 11-year-old boy from Hamilton passed away from his injuries after being struck by a a truck in Hamilton on Tuesday afternoon. Jude was crossing the street at a marked crosswalk at about 3:20 PM, after school, when Brandon Aubert, who was driving a Dodge ram, ran through a red light and struck the boy. Mr. Aubert has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death.
Accidents like this are completely devastating and heartbreaking. Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, who represents Hamilton Centre, also offered her condolences in a message on Twitter.
“I am heartbroken at the news that Jude Strickland has passed away. My condolences are with his family, and the entire community that is sharing in this loss and grieving right now,” she wrote.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the parents and family of Jude Strickland.