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Man seriously injured in Calgary car-jacking; suspect charged

CALGARY — A Calgary man has been arrested in a car-jacking in which a driver was seriously injured when he was run over with his own vehicle.

Police say the man was outside his sport Toyota 4Runner when another man approached and got into the SUV.

They say the suspect was driving off when he ran over the man, who was found in life-threatening condition on New Year's Day at a northwest Calgary shopping mall.

A suspect was arrested a short while later.

Daniel Everett Burt, who is 49, is charged with theft of a motor vehicle and hit and run causing bodily harm.

The victim is in hospital in serious but stable condition.

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