Man fatally struck by school bus in the Bronx

December 6, 2011 6:47:08 AM PST
A pedestrian rushing to catch the bus was fatally struck by a mini school bus in the Riverdale section of the Bronx.

The 57-year-old victim was crossing Mosholu Avenue when he was struck by the school bus, which was traveling southbound on Broadway, just after 6 a.m. Tuesday.

The bus, operated by Reliant Transportation, dragged the man down the street.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The bus driver stopped at the scene and there was no apparent criminality.

No children were on the bus at the time.