Woman dies after getting tangled in city bus

Posted at 9:26 AM, Jun 23, 2019

MAYPORT, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman has been killed after somehow getting entangled with a bus while exiting at her stop.

Investigators say the accident happened Saturday in Mayport involving a Jacksonville Transit Authority bus. The woman in her 50s wasn't immediately identified but authorities say she lived in the area.

The transit authority issued a statement saying it is cooperating in the investigation and that safety and security for customers and employees are paramount concerns.

The Florida Times-Union reported that sections of a street in Mayport were closed and traffic rerouted as part of the investigation.

No other details were immediately available.