LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A woman was struck and killed by the Metro bus she was trying to flag down in the Mid-Wilshire area early Tuesday.
The accident happened along Wilshire Boulevard and Rossmore Avenue at about 12:20 a.m. Investigators say it appears the woman may have been trying to flag down the eastbound bus, when she stepped off the sidewalk and was struck by the bus.READ MORE: Three Takeaways From Dodgers 2021 Season, NLCS
The driver of the bus stopped at the scene and police say he is cooperating with the investigation.READ MORE: 3 Shot In Downtown LA, 1 Dead
Wilshire was closed for about a block during the investigation.MORE NEWS: Man Accidentally Discharges Gun, Wounds Neighbor
The woman was later identified as 41-year-old Heather Kirkorowicz.