Monday, January 5, 2009

Victim of bus fatality indentified

If any of you folks have been following this sad local story, it may interest you to know that the victim of the hit-and-drag Bus incident on 36th St. has been identified.

from nydailynews:

The man struck and dragged to his death by an out-of-service city bus in Brooklyn was identified Sunday as a 21-year-old Russian immigrant, police sources said.

Igor Ovodenko was struck by the B67 bus on 36th St. in Kensington on Saturday night as the bus drove to a nearby depot.

The driver will not face criminal charges, said police. (Read whole story)

Our thoughts are with Igor's family at this difficult time. Please, everyone, be careful out there.