One man in custody after fatal Calgary hit and run

Police say a 19-year-old man turned himself in to Chestermere RCMP

Calgary police are investigating a fatal hit and run that happened in the city’s northeast Monday night.

Around 9:30 p.m., a 2006 Acura TL and a Toyota Tacoma were speeding east on 32 Ave NE towards 26 Street NE.

According to police, the Acura struck and killed a 38-year-old man who was crossing 32 Avenue at 26 Street. The two speeding vehicles had a red light, and the man had the right-of-way to cross.

Both the Acura and the Tacoma fled the scene.

Police say a 19-year-old man approached the RCMP detachment in Chestermere around midnight. He has been taken into custody and is assisting police.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call the CPS non-emergency line at 403-266-1234, or the traffic services line at 403-567-4000.

Witnesses can also reach out to Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 or by visiting the website.

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