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Nigerian crushed by metro bus in America

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A Nigerian lady identified as Damilola Matuluko, has been hit and killed by a METRO bus in downtown Houston, United States of America.

The incident happened last weekend as Damilola, a staff of the City of Houston Houston was walking to her place of work.

Investigators said the incident happened near Rusk and Smith just before 7:40am.

Lt. Tim McClelland with the METRO Police Department said Damilola was in the crosswalk at the intersection and had the right of way.

He said the light turned green, and the bus turned onto Rusk, fatally hitting the victim.

Meanwhile, police revealed that the contract driver was cooperating with investigators.

There were reportedly two passengers on the bus during the time of the accident but no other injuries were reported.

Officials identified the victim as Damilola Matuluko, who had worked for the city’s HR Operations Employee Relations team since 2023.

“Although Damilola had only been with the HR Department for a short time, she had become a beloved and impactful team member. She will be sincerely missed by her colleagues in the City of Houston,” COH HR Director Jane Cheeks said in a statement.

McClelland added that the district attorney’s office is investigating to see if any charges will be filed.

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