Calgary

Man dies after being hit by CTrain at south Calgary crossing

A man died after being hit by a CTrain overnight, Calgary police say.

Trains are moving between Fish Creek-Lacombe, Somerset-Bridlewood stations once again

A man died after being hit by a CTrain at a level crossing at 160 Avenue near Shawville Rise S.E. (Tahirih Foroozan/CBC)

A man has died after being hit by a CTrain overnight in the south part of the city, Calgary police say.

The collision took place around 1:40 a.m. Friday at a level crossing on 162th Avenue near Shawville Rise S.E., police said. 

The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries and later died.

CTrain service was temporarily stopped between Somerset-Bridlewood and Fish Creek-Lacombe stations. However, those stations have reopened and service has been restored.

Police and transit officials are continuing to investigate.

With files from Joclyn Cozac

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