Woman, 65, killed by bus in Brooklyn

December 2, 2009 7:27:05 PM PST
A bus struck and killed a 65 year old woman in Bergen Beach on Wednesday. The accident happened near the intersection of Avenue U and East 71st Street just before 7:00 p.m.

Authorities said the B4 bus was turning off 71st Street and pulling into the bus stop on Avenue U. The driver saw the woman lying in the street in his rear view mirror, apparently unaware that he had hit her.

Police said at this point no criminality is suspected.

The victim's name was not released pending notification of family.