Calgary police investigating fatal pedestrian collision

By CityNews Staff

Calgary police are investigating a collision that left a pedestrian dead over the weekend.

Around 6:45 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10, a woman was walking south from the northeast corner to the southeast corner of the intersection of 24 Street SW and 162 Avenue SE, according to police, when a maroon 2009 Honda Pilot, driven by a 49-year-old woman, was driving south on 24 Street SW and made a turn onto 162 Avenue SW heading east.

According to police, the Honda hit the pedestrian when it drove into the eastbound lanes and hit a bus shelter.

It then crossed both eastbound travel lanes and stopped on the median facing north.

The woman who was crossing the street was taken to hospital in life-threatening condition and was declared dead a short time later.

The woman driving the Honda wasn’t hurt.

Investigators say impairment and speed don’t appear to be factors in the incident.

Anyone with dashcam footage of the incident is asked to contact police at 403-266-1234 or tip anonymously through CrimeStoppers.

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