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MTA Employee Struck, Killed By Bus In College Point, Queens

March 27, 2018 - 12:28 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An MTA employee was killed Tuesday after being struck by a bus at the College Point Depot near Flushing.

According to Newsday , the driver was reversing a bus at the depot in College Point when he ran over a colleague who was directing traffic on Tuesday.

The identity of the 59-yea-old worker has not been released but police said the employee died at the scene.

MTA Bus President Darryl Irick says the bus operation is "a very close-knit family'' and is in mourning.
The MTA said there is no suspected criminality.

A week ago, an MTA track worker was killed in a fall.