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Fatal pedestrian train collision leads to Calgary police shutting down busy downtown road

Calgary police close off 11th Street SW between 9th and 10th Avenue SW after one person was found dead on Nov. 21, 2022. Global News

One person is dead and Calgary police shut down a busy road Monday morning in the downtown core.

EMS confirmed with Global News one person died. The age, gender or the cause of the death remains unknown at this time.

Police shut down 11th Street SW between 9th Avenue and 10th SW Avenue around 8:15 a.m.

Traffic Sgt. Brad Norman told Global News the man died after being struck by a train.

“I can tell you that this did not occur at the level crossing,” Norman said, adding that the man was found roughly 50 meters east of where the pedestrian crossing is located along 11th Street SW.

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Though police remain tight-lipped about the investigation, officers say the road will be shut down for several hours.

Calgary police close off 11th Street SW between 9th and 10th Avenue SW after one person was found dead on Nov. 21, 2022. Global News

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