January 29, 2019 2:00 pm
Updated: January 29, 2019 4:29 pm

Calgary pedestrian hit by vehicle in early January dies

Our Global1 helicopter was over the scene of a collision involving a pedestrian in the northwest community of Mount Pleasant on Jan. 9, 2019.

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A pedestrian who was struck by a pickup truck earlier this month in the community of Mount Pleasant has died, Calgary police said Tuesday.

On the morning of Jan. 9, a southbound Ford F150 was turning on to 26 Avenue N.W. and hit a woman who was walking her dog, according to police Sgt. Colin Foster.

The woman suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Foothills Medical Centre, he said.

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Calgary police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck on Jan. 9, 2019.

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The dog survived the ordeal, Foster added.

The driver stayed at the scene, and speed and alcohol are not considered factors in the crash, he said.

Police said Tuesday they continue to investigate the incident.

WATCH: A woman in her 50s was struck by a vehicle while walking in the Calgary community of Mount Pleasant on Jan. 9

– With files from Global News’ Carolyn Kury de Castillo

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