Pedestrian killed in southwest Calgary crash

A woman has died after she was pinned under a vehicle this afternoon in the city's southwest, according to Calgary police.

42nd Avenue S.W. east of Macleod Trail to train tracks remain closed until investigation completed

Calgary police are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in southwest Calgary. (Stacee Barton/CBC)

Calgary police say a pedestrian was killed this afternoon in the 4200 block of Macleod Trail southwest.

A woman was pinned under a vehicle around 1:50 p.m. MT and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

The driver of the vehicle has been taken into custody.

Drivers are being asked to find alternative routes for the rush-hour commute.

Macleod Trail will remain open, but police say 42nd Avenue S.W. east of Macleod Trail to the train tracks will remain closed until the investigation has been completed.