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Tour Bus Fatality Manhattan

A female tourist was struck by a tour bus in Manhattan Wednesday, according to authorities.

The bus was parked on Amsterdam Avenue facing northbound between West 112th Street and West 113th Street, and when it moved forward, hitting the 68 year old woman, who was trying to cross Amsterdam Avenue.

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The woman, Wanda Canestri, who is Italian but from Spain, was reportedly pinned under the bus and pronounced dead at the scene.

No one was on the bus at the time of the accident other than the driver.

The tour bus company, identified as United Coach Line based on Staten Island, said it was still investigating the tour bus accident.

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