QUEENS (PIX11) — A pedestrian was struck and killed by an MTA bus in Queens Thursday, police said.
It happened about 5:10 a.m. near Wyckoff Avenue and Palmetto Street.
The victim, identified only as a man in his 40s, was crossing Palmetto Street when a public transit bus made a right turn from Wyckoff Avenue onto Palmetto Street, striking the pedestrian with the rear wheel of the bus.
The victim was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.
An investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made. No one else was hurt in the crash.