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Van Attack: Van and Attacks Canada

van attack: Aleksandra Kozhevnikova, shown in her North York apartment in December, was badly injured in last spring's van attack on Yonge St, according to Toronto Star. Cole Burston / For Toronto Star When the rented van finally stopped, 10 people were dead and 16 others were seriously injured. At least she did until last April 23, when a van plowed into pedestrians on Yonge St., taking the elderly widow and grandmother down in one of the most devastating and deadly attacks Canada has ever witnessed. Alek Minassian, 26, has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder. The insurer had an in-house investigator dig into Kozhevnikova's benefit claims and hired a law firm to question her about her injuries under oath, according to documents obtained by the Star. The attack left Kozhevnikova in a wheelchair and requiring physical and psychological care that AIG Insurance the insurer of Ryder Truck Rental Canada Ltd., the company that rented the van to Minassian has largely declined to pay. ( As reported in the news.