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Transit Bus: Abbotsford and Girl

transit bus: It's quite devastating for the whole community, according to CBC. It happened all very, very suddenly. 9-year-old girl struck and killed by bus at crosswalk in Abbotsford, B.C. The collision happened after 8 a.m. This came as a very sudden shock to the whole community, said Tahir Khalid, who is a board member at the Abbotsford Islamic Centre where the girl and her family went. PT Friday at South Fraser Way and Hill-Tout Street about 400 metres from Ten-Broeck Elementary, where Hala went to school. The crossing guard that's usually assigned to the intersection was not present at the time of the collision, according to the school district. Abbotsford Police said the girl was walking at a crosswalk when she was hit by a transit bus. ( As reported in the news.