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Pedestrian killed after being hit by a streetcar

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a streetcar in downtown Toronto.

Police were called to the scene near Queen Street West and Claremont Avenue this morning after reports a male pedestrian had been struck by a streetcar and dragged.

Emergency services says a coroner was called to the scene.

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Crews have closed Queen Street West between Niagara and Bathurst streets for the investigation.

The Toronto Transit Commission says streetcars are being diverted around the area.

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