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Pedestrian hit and killed by semi-trailer on Stoney Trail

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WATCH ABOVE: One man was killed after being struck by a semi-trailer of Stoney Trail on Friday. Bindu Suri reports.

One person was killed on Friday after being hit by a semi-trailer in southeast Calgary.

It happened in the eastbound lanes of Stoney Trail near Sun Valley Boulevard S.E. at around 10 a.m.

Police said it appears the victim, a man in his 50s, was hit after exiting his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

It’s not known why the man got out of his vehicle.

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The driver of the semi-trailer wasn’t injured.

The incident caused the closure of eastbound Stoney Trail S.E. at Chaparral Boulevard S.E.

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Police are speaking with witnesses who were driving in the area at the time in the hopes of determining more details on the collision.