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Police: Woman struck, killed by MBTA bus outside Boston

April 18, 2019 GMT

CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) — Police sat a 60-year-old woman has been struck and killed by a public transit bus near Boston.

Transit Police Superintendent Richard Sullivan says the woman was struck by a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority bus in Chelsea at about 5:30 a.m. Thursday.

The woman was struck near the Everett Avenue on-ramp to the Tobin Bridge. Her name was not released but police say she lives in the area.

The bus driver was not hurt but was taken to the hospital for an evaluation.

Sullivan says he was driven for the MBTA for 12 years. He will undergo drug and alcohol testing and won’t be allowed to drive a T bus pending the completion of the investigation.