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Woman dies after getting tangled in Florida city bus

June 23, 2019 GMT

MAYPORT, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman has been killed after somehow getting entangled with a bus while exiting at her stop.

Investigators say the accident happened Saturday in Mayport involving a Jacksonville Transit Authority bus. The woman in her 50s wasn’t immediately identified but authorities say she lived in the area.

The transit authority issued a statement saying it is cooperating in the investigation and that safety and security for customers and employees are paramount concerns.

The Florida Times-Union reported that sections of a street in Mayport were closed and traffic rerouted as part of the investigation.

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No other details were immediately available.

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