Man dies nearly two weeks after being hit by vehicle in downtown Calgary

A Calgary police vehicle on a downtown street. Global News

A 60-year-old man hit by a vehicle in downtown Calgary earlier this month has died from his injuries, police said Wednesday.

The man was crossing the street at the intersection of 8 Avenue and 8 Street S.W. just before 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 13 when he was hit by a turning vehicle.

“The victim was taken to hospital where his condition deteriorated and he died as a result of his injuries on Sunday, Jan. 24,” Calgary police said.

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The driver, a 24-year-old man, stayed on the scene and investigators said speed, alcohol and drugs are not considered to be factors.

No charges are pending, police said.

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Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact the CPS traffic unit at 403-567-4000 or the non-emergency line at 403-266-1234. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers.

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