Miami-Dade County, FL (May 14, 2019) - The victim in a fatal crash involving a Miami-Dade Transit bus has been identified.
Police report that 38-year-old Shakeenah Telisha Bullard was driving a 2015 Kia Forte northbound on Card Sound Road when she lost control of her vehicle and collided with the oncoming bus. The crash took place on Monday, May 13th, around 4:30 p.m. The driver of the transit bus, 49-year-old Alexis Queija, suffered minor injuries. Bullard, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
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