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Trailer hitch thrown from car, strikes and hospitalizes woman

Thunder Bay Police are looking for a man who allegedly tossed a trailer hitch at a woman in the Cameron Street area on Saturday night.

THUNDER BAY -- City police say a woman was struck by a trailer hitch tossed from a passing vehicle, landing her in the hospital.

In a release issued on Tuesday afternoon, police say the 34-year-old victim was walking on Saturday night with her sister on Cameron Street near McKenzie Avenue when a passenger in a passing vehicle threw the trailer hitch, striking her in the stomach.

The victim remains in hospital for treatment of her injuries. A woman on Facebook claiming to be the victim's sister said she suffered ruptured intestines in the incident.

"I hope they find those guys that done this to her," the woman said.

Police are seeking witnesses who may have seen a dark-coloured four-door passenger car in the area between 11 p.m. on Saturday and 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. The suspects in the vehicle are described as Caucasian males about 25 years old. The passenger who allegedly threw the trailer hitch has blond hair.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to phone police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or


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A proud Nova Scotian who has called Thunder Bay home since 2002, Leith is Dougall Media's director of news, but still likes to tell your stories too. Wants his Expos back and to see Neil Young at least one more time. Twitter: @LeithDunick
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