An individual has died after being struck by a school bus on Fort Hamilton Parkway & 41st Street. CSE services were not required.
Tragedy struck yesterday afternoon as an individual lost their life after being struck by a school bus on Fort Hamilton Parkway and 41st Street. The victim’s identity has not been released to the public yet, pending notification of the next of kin.
According to witnesses at the scene, the incident occurred around 3:30 p.m. when the school bus, filled with students, was making its usual route. The victim, who was crossing the road, was struck by the bus and immediately sustained severe injuries. Emergency services were called immediately, but unfortunately, their efforts were in vain, and the individual was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities have reported that the victim’s biography remains unknown at this time. However, the police are working diligently to identify the deceased and contact their family members. The delay in releasing the individual’s identity is to ensure that proper procedures are followed and the family is informed with sensitivity.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation. Preliminary reports indicate that the school bus driver was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the incident. Additionally, it has been stated that the Committee on Special Education (CSE) services were not required in this situation. However, further details regarding the circumstances leading up to the accident remain undisclosed.
As news of this tragedy spreads throughout the community, grief and shock have enveloped the neighborhood. Local residents have expressed their condolences and concerns for the victim’s family. The incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for vigilance while on the streets.
The police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the accident or has any information related to the incident to come forward and assist with the ongoing investigation..
A individual has died after being struck by a school bus on Fort Hamilton Parkway & 41st Street. CSE services weren’t required. pic.twitter.com/93RnTnJdiW
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