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Crash Alert: Kansas City bus runs over pedestrian
KANSAS CITY, MO - A man was killed Wednesday night when he was run over by a city bus at 51st Street and Troost Avenue, KCTV 5 reports.
Police say that the bus was idling at a bus stop shortly after 10 p.m., when a passenger exited the vehicle from the rear doorway, assisted by a second passenger. It's unclear whether the passenger tripped or fell while disembarking, but he was beneath the bus when the driver pulled away from the curb, crushing him.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
No one else was injured in the accident.
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