- Associated Press - Monday, January 18, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Authorities have identified the pedestrian struck and killed by a sightseeing bus in San Francisco as an 82-year-old local resident.

The medical examiner’s office says the victim was Pieter Roell (ROLL). Police have said a man was crossing the street in the city’s Pacific Heights neighborhood when he was hit and crushed under the wheels of a Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Bus on Saturday afternoon.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A witness told the San Francisco Chronicle he saw the man wave and shout at the driver as the bus was making a right-hand turn.

Police said the driver and his employer were cooperating with investigators.

In November, a runaway City Sightseeing double-decker bus crashed in downtown’s Union Square, injuring 20 people.

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