JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -
UPDATE 6/23/2019 6 p.m.:
A memorial sits across from a bus stop in Mayport where a woman was killed after she was hit by a city bus Saturday.— Brittney Donovan (@brittneyANjax) June 24, 2019
We’ve been pushing JTA all weekend for answers about what led to the deadly crash. @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/8vSsD2WjDb
UPDATE 6/22/2019 3:30 p.m.: Ocean Street in Mayport has reopened. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has completed the traffic homicide investigation and traffic is flowing in both directions.
ORIGINAL STORY: At approximately 12:30 p.m. Saturday, a JTA bus dragged a woman in her 50's as she was exiting on Ocean Street in the Mayport area of Jacksonville. She became entangled and was run over by the bus, killing her, JSO says.
Ocean Street is closed after Safe Harbor, police are detouring drivers through Mayport Village as they investigate the traffic fatality. JSO says a woman was run over by a JTA bus, killing her @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/tQHBsCYKGP— Brittney Donovan (@brittneyANjax) June 22, 2019
Family members of the victim are on the scene. There is also traffic at the boat ramp, and traffic is currently being rerouted.
In response to the incident, JTA Media and Public Relations Manager David Cawton II said, "The Jacksonville Transportation Authority would like to express our deepest condolences to family of the deceased. The safety and security of our customers, employees and the community is paramount. We are cooperating with the JSO's ongoing investigation to get to the bottom of what happened."
This story is developing. Check back for more updates or follow us on Twitter @actionnewsjax.
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