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Updated: 1st June 2020 22:44 Calgary

Pedestrian dies as result of CTrain collision

A man was struck by a CTrain around 3:20 p.m. Monday at 7th Avenue and 7th Street S.W. and later died, police confirmed.

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A 32-year-old man died after being dragged a short distance by a train out of the 7th Street S.W. station on Monday. (David Bell/CBC)

A man was struck by a CTrain around 3:20 p.m. Monday at 7th Avenue and 7th Street S.W., according to EMS.

Calgary police described it as a "serious injury" and the man was taken to Foothills Medical Centre in life-threatening condition.

Police later confirmed the man had died.

Transit service downtown was significantly impacted as a result of the collision, with Calgary Transit shutting down trains through the area.

Police said the incident remained under investigation.

At 7:01 p.m., Calgary Transit announced transit service would resume throughout downtown.

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