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MTA bus fatally struck woman in Brooklyn, NYPD says

An undated MTA bus.

An undated MTA bus. Photo Credit: Getty Images

An MTA bus fatally struck a woman in Brooklyn on Wednesday, the NYPD says.

Authorities say the 41-year-old woman was crossing Ocean Avenue outside of the marked crosswalk just before 5 p.m. when she was struck by an MTA BM1 express bus near Ocean Avenue and Avenue J in Midwood. The victim, whose name has not yet been released, was taken to New York Community Hospital and pronounced dead on arrival, according to authorities.

The 47-year-old bus driver remained at the scene, cops say.

The NYPD Collision Investigation Squad is investigating the incident.


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