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Woman Killed in Crash Involving Miami-Dade Transit Bus in Downtown Miami

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Police are investigating after a woman was killed in a crash involving a Miami-Dade Transit bus in Downtown Miami Monday.

The crash happened in the area of Southwest 2nd Avenue and 1st Street. Police said the bus was making a turn when it hit the woman.

Aerial footage showed what appeared to be a person's body under the bus and covered in a yellow tarp.

The woman was 72 years old, but her identity was not released.

Police urged pedestrians and drivers to pay attention to their surroundings.

"There's a lot that can go wrong and we urge pedestrians and drivers to pay attention behind the wheel and to what's going on in all your surroundings," said Alvaro Zabaleta of Miami-Dade Police.

Traffic was closed in the area.

Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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