The elderly pedestrian injured in a collision earlier this week has died, police said on Wednesday.

About 9 a.m. on Tuesday, first responders were called to the area of Centre Street and 3rd Avenue S.E. after a pedestrian was struck by an SUV.

The intersection was closed off for most of the day on Tuesday as members of the Calgary Police Service (CPS) traffic section reconstruction team reviewed the crash scene.

Police closed down Centre Street at 3rd street S.E. in downtown Calgary on Tuesday morning February 13, 2018 after a serious collision between an SUV and a pedestrian. Gavin Young/Postmedia

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Police closed down Centre Street at 3rd street S.E. in downtown Calgary on Tuesday morning February 13, 2018 after a serious collision between an SUV and a pedestrian. Gavin Young/Postmedia

The Calgary Police Service said the 83-year-old male victim suffered a traumatic head injury. Stuart Brideaux with Calgary EMS said the was transported to the Foothills Medical Centre in serious condition.

Police said the vehicle involved did not leave the scene but the officers from the traffic section are still investigating. Police are asking anyone with information on the collision to call 403-567-4000 or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 or www.calgarycrimestoppers.org.

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