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83-Year-Old Man Struck, Killed by School Bus in Queens

The man was walking with his wife when the tragic incident took place

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    Elderly Man Dies After Struck By School Bus in Queens

    The 83-year-old man was walking with his wife in Middle Village when the bus made a turn and struck him. The man, who lived just a few blocks away, was pinned underneath the bus and died at the scene. NBC New York’s Erica Byfield reports.

    (Published Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019)

    What to Know

    • An 83-year-old man walking with his wife was struck and killed by a school bus in Queens Wednesday morning, authorities say

    • He was pronounced dead at the scene -- near 67th Drive and 73rd Place in Middle Village -- after the 8:30 a.m. accident

    • It wasn't clear if children were on the bus at the time; Police identified the victim as Bing Nuan Chen

    An 83-year-old man walking with his wife was struck and killed by a school bus in Queens Wednesday morning, authorities say. 

    The tragic incident took place near 67th Drive and 73rd Place in Middle Village around 8:30 a.m. when, police say, the 56-year-old bus driver made a left turn onto 67th Road and hit the man who was walking with his wife. He was pinned under the bus and died almost instantly. 

    Police identified the victim as Bing Nuan Chen. 

    It wasn't known if children were on the bus at the time.

    Man Struck and Killed by School Bus in New York City

    [NY] Man Struck and Killed by School Bus in New York City
    A man was struck and killed by a school bus in Queens Wednesday morning. Erica Byfield with the latest.
    (Published Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019)

    Witnesses say the bus driver was distraught -- and was seen "screaming and crying" -- after the incident as police escorted her from the scene. 

    It is unclear if speed played a role in the incident. 

    Chopper 4 showed a sprawling response at the scene. Yellow caution tape cordoned off the entire area around the bus as authorities investigated. 

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