14-Year-Old Girl Hit and Killed by School Bus in Queens

school_bus_chopper001.jpgThis morning, a 14-year-old student at Francis Lewis High School was struck by a school bus as she crossed the street near 57th Avenue and 90th Street in Elmhurst, Queens. She suffered head injuries and later died at Elmhurst Hospital Center, according to reports.

The girl's name has not been released and details of the crash are unknown. City Room has the most thorough coverage at this point. The Daily News and several TV stations are also following the story.

Reports City Room:

Officials said that a preliminary investigation indicated no criminality. The bus driver stayed at the scene and there was “no alcohol on the guy’s breath,” a police spokesman said.

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