15-Year-Old Girl Killed by School Bus in Hit-and-Run at Brooklyn Intersection: Police

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A 15-year-old girl was killed in a hit-and-run incident involving a school bus in Brooklyn Monday morning, police said.

Around 8 a.m., the girl was struck at the corner of Bedford Avenue and Avenue P in Midwood, according to police, right next to James Madison High School. When officers arrived at the scene, they saw the teen laying in the street, with head injuries consistent with being struck by a vehicle.

The girl, identified as Antonia Zatulovska, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police confirmed that it was a school bus that struck the teen, and later charged driver Aleksandr Patlakh, 55, with failure to yield and failure to use due care.

An investigation is ongoing.

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