Skip to main content

The Globe and Mail

Star squash player killed in accident while cycling in Toronto

Squash player Adrian Dudzicki of Ottawa has died after being hit by a car while cycling in Toronto.

The Canadian Press

One of Canada's top squash players has died after being hit by a car while cycling in Toronto.

Squash Canada confirmed in a release that Ottawa's Adrian Dudzicki died from injuries sustained in an accident on Wednesday when a vehicle struck him as he rode his bicycle to the National Squash Academy.

Dudzicki, 23, 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.

Story continues below advertisement

"We lost one of our own [Wednesday], a great young man with a bright future in the game of squash, and he will be sorely missed around the squash courts," Squash Canada executive director Danny Da Costa said in a release.

Toronto police have charged a 20-year-old Toronto man with dangerous driving causing death and criminal negligence causing death.

Report an error
Comments

The Globe invites you to share your views. Please stay on topic and be respectful to everyone. For more information on our commenting policies and how our community-based moderation works, please read our Community Guidelines and our Terms and Conditions.

We’ve made some technical updates to our commenting software. If you are experiencing any issues posting comments, simply log out and log back in.

Discussion loading… ✨

Combined Shape Created with Sketch.

Combined Shape Created with Sketch.

Thank you!

You are now subscribed to the newsletter at

You can unsubscribe from this newsletter or Globe promotions at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of the newsletter, or by emailing us at privacy@globeandmail.com.