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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.

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

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    Police say a preliminary investigation indicates no apparent criminality.

    Associated Press