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Squash player Adrian Dudzicki of Ottawa has died after being hit by a car while cycling in Toronto. (The Canadian Press)
Squash player Adrian Dudzicki of Ottawa has died after being hit by a car while cycling in Toronto. (The Canadian Press)

Star squash player killed in accident while cycling in Toronto Add to ...

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.

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“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.

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