Bus driver charged for fatal turn

An MTA bus driver was reportedly arrested on Tuesday, December 23 after allegedly striking and killing a 78-year-old pedestrian in East Flatbush.

According to cops, Reginald Prescott, 57, was driving a B44 MTA bus eastbound on Farragut Road when he made a turn onto New York Avenue around 6 p.m. That’s when they say he struck 78-year-old Jean Bonne-Annee, of East Flatbush, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was charged with violation of highway law and failure to yield to pedestrians, according to police reports.

The incident is still under investigation.

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