NYPD: 68-year-old woman from Spain dies after being hit by bus


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NEW YORK — A 68-year-old woman from Spain has died after getting hit by a bus in upper Manhattan.

Police say it happened around 3 p.m. Wednesday at 113th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

Police say the white bus was parked on the avenue. They say that when the woman attempted to cross the avenue midblock the bus moved forward and struck her, causing her to fall under the bus.

The woman — identified as Wanda Canestri — was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the bus driver remained at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.

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