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Calgary first responders help man pinned under downtown CTrain

Police were flagged down by pedestrians near the scene, the man was reportedly alive before being rushed to a Calgary hospital

CTrain traffic in both directions was affected by the incident. The man pinned under the train was taken to hospital with undetermined injuries.

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CTrain traffic in both directions was affected by the incident. The man pinned under the train was taken to hospital with undetermined injuries.

A man became wedged under a CTrain Tuesday afternoon after he was seen dangling from the train mirrors.

According to Calgary police, they were flagged down by pedestrians to the corner of Centre Street and 7 Avenue SW where a man was pinned under a CTrain.

Police said the man was rushed to hospital, and was alive before being rushed to the hospital in life threatening condition.

According to a duty inspector, he was seen hanging from the train's mirrors. He lost his grip, fell, and was pinned under the massive vehicle.

Police have the traffic unit on scene and are investigating.

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