Elderly woman killed by C-Train in northeast Calgary
LRT service was disrupted between Whitehorn and McKnight stations
An elderly female pedestrian was struck and killed by a C-Train at the intersection of 39th Avenue and 36th Street N.E. in Calgary.
It happened just before 9 a.m. Wednesday, police say. The woman was declared dead at the scene.
Police said in a release that no further details about the victim or the cause of the collision are yet available.
Officers with the CPS traffic section are investigating.
C-Train service between the Whitehorn and McKnight stations was disrupted for about two hours while crews worked at the scene. Roads that were closed near the incident have since reopened.
UPDATE: The pedestrian has died as a result of their injuries. The investigation is ongoing & traffic closures are still in place. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/yyctraffic?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#yyctraffic</a> <a href="https://t.co/QS9TZY3Amu">https://t.co/QS9TZY3Amu</a>—@CalgaryPolice
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