A Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) driver has been removed from frontline duty after the bus he was driving mowed down a woman on Windward Road in Kingston last evening.

The incident happened at about 8:30. Dead is 57-year-old Esther Simpson.

JUTC’s Corporate Communications Manager, Cecil Thoms, spoke with Nationwide News this morning.

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Mr. Thoms says the woman reportedly walked into the path of the bus.

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