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Eye Spy: Memorial to Yvonne Hendrikx latest victim of the Rideau-King Edward Truck Corridor

Yvonne Hedrikx 2On Wednesday April 2nd at 2pm a memorial plaque will be installed at the intersection of Waller and Rideau in memory of Yvonne Hendrikx.

Yvonnne Hendrikx was struck and killed by a double-length tractor-trailer truck shortly after 6am Friday, February 21st at the intersection of Rideau Street and Waller. The driver did not stop and police continue to attempt to track the author of this tragedy.

Hendrikx, a 26 years old employee of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, was described by friends as a beautiful person.

Since the incident many have laid bouquets at the site. The memorial plaque in her honour has been organised by Walk Ottawa.

Please come out to celebrate Yvonne Hendrikx’s life and demonstrate the importance of greater pedestrian safety in our Ward and throughout the City.
Wednesday, 02 April, 2PM Corner Rideau & Waller St