Woman Killed in Pedestrian Accident with Bus in McAllen

A McAllen, Texas bus accident claimed the life of an elderly woman, who was crossing Expressway 83 near La Plaza Mall on Tuesday, officials said.

Police identified the woman as Karen Louise Lamar, 73.

Authorities are unsure what may have caused the pedestrian accident with the McAllen bus and investigations regarding the fatal accident are still underway.

No other vehicles were involved and no one else was injured in the McAllen bus-pedestrian accident.

Pedestrian accidents are the most common types of accident involving buses because the high levels of foot traffic associated with bus stops, passengers entering and exiting buses. Because of the high risk of pedestrian accidents near buses and bus stops, bus drivers and other drivers surrounding must take particular care, paying close attention to who gets off a bus and those entering as well as pedestrians along their routes.

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