Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Woman Dies After City Bus Strikes Her.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Lloyd Jojola Journal Staff Report

A 58-year-old Albuquerque woman was struck and killed by a city bus late Tuesday morning as she crossed a busy Downtown street.

The woman whose name was not provided pending notification of her relatives was struck by an Albuquerque Transit Department trolley-style bus on Gold Avenue at the intersection of Sixth Street, said Albuquerque Police Department Sgt. Rod Sandoval.

The accident occurred about 11:20 a.m. The bus was southbound on Sixth and it turned left on Gold, according to preliminary police information provided at the scene. As the driver made the turn, she heard a scream and noticed some items possibly a cigarette pack and wallet tumbling on the road, Sandoval said. …

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