El­derly woman struck dead by CTrain

StarMetro Calgary - - LOCAL - BRODIE THOMAS

An el­derly woman was struck and killed by a CTrain in Cal­gary’s north­east Wed­nes­day morn­ing, Cal­gary po­lice said.

Of­fi­cers were called to the in­ter­sec­tion of 39 Ave. and 36 St. N.E., in White­horn, around 9 a.m. The pedes­trian was de­clared dead at the scene.

The traf­fic ser­vice sec­tion of the Cal­gary Po­lice Ser­vice is in­ves­ti­gat­ing the cause of the in­ci­dent. Though sev­eral roads in the area were closed, po­lice said around 12:30 p.m. that they had been re­opened.

The city said it will not be re­leas­ing more de­tails un­til the vic­tim’s fam­ily has been no­ti­fied.

With files from Emma McIntosh


A pedes­trian was de­clared dead at the scene af­ter be­ing hit by a CTrain on Wed­nes­day morn­ing.

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