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Boy on scooter killed after collision with MTA bus in the Bronx, cops say

The driver remained at the scene, police said.

A 7-year-old boy was fatally hit by an

A 7-year-old boy was fatally hit by an MTA bus in the Bronx on Saturday, police said. Photo Credit: Getty Images

Police are investigating the death of a 7-year-old, who was on his scooter when he collided with an MTA bus in the Bronx on Saturday.

Shevon Bethea of Brooklyn was riding his scooter down a hill in Fordham Heights, near East 184th Street and Webster Avenue, at about 3:30 p.m. when he collided with the bus, which was crossing the intersection with a green light, police said.

When police arrived at the scene, they discovered Shevon lying on the ground with severe body trauma, according to the NYPD. EMS took him to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The 38-year-old driver remained at the scene, police said.

Police did not have information on who the boy was with on Saturday and said that no arrests have been made.

"This is a tragic situation and our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of this young boy," MTA spokesman Shams Tarek said in a statement. "We are working closely with police."

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