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35-Year-Old Jumps in Front of Q55 Bus in Apparent Suicide in Glendale

A Q55 bus on Myrtle Avenue (Google Maps)

Mar. 2, 2020 By Allie Griffin 

A 35-year-old man jumped in front a moving MTA bus in Glendale Sunday in an apparent suicide.

The unidentified man lurched in front of a Q55 bus as it was traveling westbound on Myrtle Avenue near 85th Street at 6:20 p.m., police said.

He was struck by the bus in the intersection and arriving officers found him lying on the road, unconscious and unresponsive with trauma about the body. EMS rushed the man to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The 32-year-old bus driver remained at the scene and no arrests were made.

Police are withholding the victim’s identity, until they properly notify family of his death.

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