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Bus hits house in N.Y., killing boy, 6

A 6-year-old boy was killed and his brother was hurt when a bus plowed into the front bedroom of their house.

Howard Schnapp/Newsday via Associated Press

A 6-year-old boy was killed and his brother was hurt when a bus plowed into the front bedroom of their house.

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — A transit bus hit a pedestrian and then slammed into a suburban New York City house, killing a 6-year-old boy who was inside the home.

Police say the Nassau Inter County Express bus plowed into the multifamily home in Hempstead, on Long Island, around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. David Granados was pronounced dead at a hospital, and police say his 7-year-old brother suffered minor injuries. The boys had been in the home’s front bedroom.

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Police say eight of 11 bus passengers suffered minor injuries. The unidentified pedestrian suffered several broken bones.

Police say a preliminary investigation indicates no apparent criminality.

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