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Woman struck and killed by MTA bus in midtown

An MTA bus drives through New York City.

An MTA bus drives through New York City. Photo Credit: Getty Images

A 69-year-old woman was hit and killed by an MTA bus as she was crossing midblock in midtown on Thursday, police said.
The woman, Rochelle Wahrman, was walking north across 57th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue, at about 9:40 a.m. when she was hit by the express bus. The X5 bus, which travels from Staten Island to midtown, was driving down 57th Street at the time.
Wahrman, who was from Manhattan, was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.


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