A QM3 bus was making a left turn at this intersection when it struck a pedestrian Thursday evening. (Image via Google Maps) A QM3 bus was making a left turn at this intersection when it struck a pedestrian Thursday evening. (Image via Google Maps)

Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by an MTA bus Thursday evening in the Oakland Gardens neighborhood of Queens.

The victim, 55, was hit near the intersection of 73rd Avenue and Springfield Boulevard at around 7:30 p.m, police said. The QM3 bus was traveling west on 73rd Avenue and making a left-hand turn onto Springfield Boulevard when the rear end of the bus struck the victim. She was taken to Long Island Jewish Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

The victim's identity has not been released and the investigation is ongoing.

 
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