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Edmonton Taxi Driver Dead After His Cab Hits Building At Airport

10/27/2015 04:05 EDT | Updated 10/27/2015 04:59 EDT
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EDMONTON, CANADA - JULY 1: The sleek, new main terminal at Edmonton International Airport (YEG) features valet parking at the front door on July 1, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Edmonton, along with its neighbor to the south, Calgary, have experienced an economic energy surge as a result of shale oil discoveries in the region. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

LEDUC, Alta. — A taxi driver has died after his cab drove into a building at Edmonton International Airport.

Mounties at the airport, which is actually in Leduc, about 30 kilometres south of Edmonton, say it happened today around 2 a.m.

Officers had to smash out a window in the cab to get to the male driver.

Police say there were no passengers in the cab.

They did CPR on the 56-year-old man and then he was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

RCMP say initial information collected from the cab's dashboard camera indicates the driver had some medical problem at the time of the crash.

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