Woman struck, killed by mini school bus in Queens: police

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KEW GARDENS, Queens — A woman was struck and killed by a mini school bus in Queens on Tuesday morning, police said.

Elise Hellinger, 58, was crossing the street about 6:43 a.m. near 82nd and Kew Gardens roads when she was struck by the private mini-school bus, police said.

Police said Hellinger was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, identified only as being 24 years old, remained on the scene and the passengers on the bus — a woman and three children — were not injured, police said.

No arrests have been made.

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