Calgary, AB,

Police investigating fatal pedestrian collision

The Calgary Police Service Traffic Section is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred yesterday evening in north Calgary.

At approximately 6:40 p.m., on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, a red 1989 Ford Crown Victoria car driven by a 71-year-old man was travelling south along Centre Street N.

At the intersection of 18 Avenue and Centre Street N., a 66-year-old woman was crossing on the south side of the intersection. She was struck by the Crown Victoria and was transported to hospital in life-threatening condition. She later died in hospital.

The name of the victim cannot be released at this time.

Police have determined that the pedestrian crossing lights were functioning properly at the intersection and the victim was crossing in the crosswalk. The driver remained at the scene and has been cooperative with police. Speed and alcohol are not believed to be a factor in this collision.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Traffic Section at 403-567-4000, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Case# 16058558/3923