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Two NYC Transit Workers Killed in One Week

Two NYC Transit Workers Killed in One Week

An update on a story we reported on earlier.

A New York City transit worker was killed in late March while at a bus depot in Queens. The victim was Stephen Livecchi. He is a 59-year-old man. He was directing traffic at the depot at around 10 in the morning when the bus operation ran over him. The bus operator failed to see the man while he was driving in reverse.

Livecchi had been at the job for 37 years and was pronounced dead at the scene.

His sister-in-law, Clara Hunter, a 52-year-old, told the New York Daily News that, “We’re devastated. He was very much loved. He was a great role model to his two nephews. He took care of my two elderly parents.”

Livecchi was a helper-maintainer who did a variety of jobs. The driver of the bus was a 56-year-old who had been working at the job for nearly 30 years.

Investigators are looking to see if the alarm that makes the beeping sound when a bus backs up was working or not. They are looking at videos taken on the surveillance cameras.

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