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July 13, 2012 at 9:58 PM

Bus strikes pedestrian in International District

A Sound Transit bus driver was cited for inattentive driving after a woman was struck by a bus in the International District Friday, Seattle Police reported.

A woman in her 50s was crossing 5th Avenue South in the 700 block  in a crosswalk at about 5:30 p.m . when the incident occurred, police said.

The articulated bus was southbound on 5th Avenue South and had maneuvered around a Metro bus that was stopped at the curb near the crosswalk.

The woman was knocked to the ground.

She was transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-theatening injuries, police said.

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