09/18/2015 16:14 EDT | Updated 09/18/2016 01:12 EDT

Early morning commute in Calgary neighbourhood shattered by tragedy

CALGARY — A pedestrian is dead after he was struck by a vehicle during the morning commute in Calgary.

The collision happened just before 8:30 Friday in the southeast Erinwoods neighbourhood.

Stuart Brideaux, an Emergency Medical Services spokesman, says the victim — a man in his late teens or early 20s — died at the scene.

His name has not been released.

Police say the driver remained at the scene.

There was no immediate word on whether charges would be laid.


The Canadian Press

Note to readers: This is a corrected story. The previous versions had Winnipeg as the placeline.