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Man dies after accidentally walking into path of LRT

For Immediate Release:06-Oct-2017 @ 4:14 PM
MRU #:TR17R034

A man in his 20’s has died as a result of being struck by an LRT after he accidentally walked into its path at 115A Street and 60 Avenue at 11:55 a.m. this morning (Friday, Oct. 6, 2017).

“This is a very unfortunate accident and very tragic for his family,” says Sgt. Rick Evans of Major Collision Investigation Unit. “Investigations reveal that after stopping for the eastbound train to pass, he didn’t hear the westbound LRT when walking in the crossing and walked into its path.”

 

It was reported by witnesses that the 22-year-old man, who was wearing ear-buds at the time of the incident, was crossing northbound in a marked LRT pedestrian crossing.

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Please contact Patrycia Thenu at (780) 421-2663 for more information.

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