Southwest Calgary collision kills 48-year-old woman: Police

A 48-year-old woman was killed in a collision in southwest Calgary on Saturday evening.

According to the Calgary Police Service, the woman was crossing the intersection of 24th Street Southwest and 162nd Avenue Southwest at a marked crosswalk when she was struck by a maroon 2009 Honda Pilot travelling southbound on 24th Street Southwest, turning into the eastbound lanes of 162nd Avenue Southwest.

Police said the SUV was driven by a 49-year-old woman.

The SUV hit the pedestrian and then crashed into a bus shelter, police said. The vehicle then crossed both eastbound lanes and came to a stop at a median facing north.

The pedestrian was transported to hospital in life-threatening condition and was pronounced dead a short time later, according to the news release.

The SUV driver was uninjured in the collision, police said.

CPS said impairment and speed are not considered factors in the collision.

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