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Man killed as car slams into parked school bus in McKenzie Towne

A man was killed early this morning in McKenzie Towne when he drove into the back of a parked school bus.

Crash happened early Tuesday morning at 52nd Street and 126th Avenue S.E.

A man was killed when the car he was driving became lodged under the back bumper of a parked school bus in southeast Calgary early Tuesday morning. (Evelyne Asselin/CBC)

A man was killed early this morning when his car crashed into a parked school bus.

The collision happened sometime before 4:30 a.m. at 52nd Street and 126th Avenue southeast in McKenzie Towne.

Paramedics arrived to find a vehicle wedged under the rear bumper of the bus. The man, who was alone in the car, was declared dead at the scene, EMS officials say.

It appears the car hit the bus at a high rate of speed, Staff Sgt. Paul Stacey said. The collision reconstruction unit is investigating.

It's not known exactly when the collision occurred because emergency crews were alerted by witnesses who came across the scene after it happened.

"We have not made any kind of identification yet, so we're still in the process of identifying the next of kin as soon as we can figure out who we're dealing with," Stacey said. 

There were no other injuries.

One person was killed early Tuesday morning in McKenzie Towne. (Google )

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