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Police: Hijacked bus strikes, kills pedestrian in DC

Police: Hijacked bus strikes, kills pedestrian in DC

A man attacked a city bus driver, stole the bus, then struck and killed a pedestrian after the vehicle jumped a curb at a gas station in Washington on Tuesday, police said. He was captured and brought to a hospital.

The man, armed with a weapon, stood by the driver for a time and then attacked him, Police Chief Cathy Lanier said at a news conference. Passengers fled thebus, and the driver hit the emergency button before getting off himself, she said. Lanier did not say what kind of weapon the man had. District Commander David Taylor said he could only confirm that it was not a gun.

The man shut the door and drove off. As the bus pulled into a gas...

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