Two brothers' lives changed after mother struck, killed

The death of a Toronto woman has left two brothers dealing with new challenges, which will last for the rest of their lives.

Pedestrian deaths at five-year high in Toronto in 2013

A fatal collision has had major consequences for a woman’s surviving sons. 3:06

Pedestrian deaths have hit a five-year high in Toronto, with more than three dozen fatalities since the start of the year.

In one recent case, the death of a Toronto woman has left a man with Down Syndrome without his mother — and another man who must now take his mother’s place as his brother’s guardian.

Click on the video above to see a full report from the CBC’s Amanda Margison.