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An 88-year-old man who was run over by a public bus Friday morning has died, said Pomona Police Department officials.

Photo by John Schreiber.

The bus was traveling northbound on Reservoir Street, approaching a transit stop north of Phillips Boulevard, when the man tripped and fell into the roadway, suffering fatal injuries from the bus tires, according to Cpl. Alyssa Bostrom.

Pomona police officers responded about 10 a.m., and the Los Angeles County Fire Department declared the man dead at the scene.

The bus driver was properly licensed and showed no signs of intoxication, Bostrom said.

Pomona’s Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the crash is being asked to call (909) 620-2081.

— City News Service

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