Northeast Times

School bus fatally strikes pedestrian

Phil­adelphia po­lice are in­vest­ig­at­ing a Tues­day morn­ing school bus ac­ci­dent that claimed the life of a ped­es­tri­an.

Ac­cord­ing to news re­ports, the in­cid­ent oc­curred shortly be­fore 11 a.m. on Frank­ford Av­en­ue near Cottman Av­en­ue. The bus struck a wo­man in her 20s, who died at the scene.

No oth­er in­jur­ies were re­por­ted to po­lice and no oth­er vehicles were in­volved, ac­cord­ing to news re­ports. Of­ficers from the Ac­ci­dent In­vest­ig­a­tion Di­vi­sion were con­tinu­ing their ini­tial in­vest­ig­a­tion on Tues­day af­ter­noon as the North­east Times went to press. ••

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