Pedestrian killed in southwest Calgary crash

Pedestrian killed in southwest Calgary crash

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

CBC News Posted: Aug 12, 2013 3:24 PM MT Last Updated: Aug 12, 2013 3:33 PM MT

Calgary police are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in southwest Calgary.

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.

42nd Ave. and Macleod Trail southwest CalgaryA 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.

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