1 Dead in Downtown Los Angeles Bus Collision

The 700 block of W. Sixth Street as pictured in a Google Street View map in April of 2018.

The 700 block of W. Sixth Street as pictured in a Google Street View map in April of 2018.

One person has died after being struck by a bus in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The victim jumped onto the path of the bus and was hit and trapped underneath it, according LAPD Detective Moses Castillo.

The incident occurred at around  1:20 p.m. in the 700 block of West Sixth Street near Flower Street, the LAFD said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the LAFD.

Authorities have not released the name and age of the victim.

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