2006-09-07 / Other News

Man Struck And Killed By Bus On Avenue U Near Kings Plaza

A resident of Powell Street, Brook-lyn, was struck by a B-47 city bus as it was turning from westbound Avenue U to head south on Flatbush Avenue at about 2 p.m. on Monday, September 4.

Police sources said the victim, whose name was not released, ap-peared to walk into the path of the bus.

In published reports, a Transit Authority spokesperson said the driver of the bus was being treated for trauma. He was not cited for any violation, sources said.

Pedestrians have long complained that crossing the street near the Kings Plaza Shopping Center at the intersection of Avenue U and Flatbush Avenue is difficult - at the least - whether they use crosswalks or not.

Charles Rogers

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