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88-year-old woman dies after being hit by truck near Little Havana

Woman pronounced dead at Jackson Memorial Hospital

MIAMI – An 88-year-old woman died Thursday morning after she was hit by a truck near Little Havana.

The woman was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center shortly before 6 a.m. after being struck while walking near Southwest 27th Avenue at 11th Street.

Police said the woman was trying to catch a Miami-Dade County bus when she was hit by the truck.

Both drivers stayed at the scene.

"I can't talk right now. I'm, kind of like, emotionally drained," the bus driver told Local 10 News reporter Ben Kennedy.

The driver who struck the victim will not be charged.

The victim's identity has not been released at this time.

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