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Bus driver killed in NYC used to work in Connecticut

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The bus driver killed in a collision Monday morning in Flushing used to work in Connecticut.

The driver, who used to work for the MTA, was fired for a drunk driving conviction after an accident two years ago in New Haven.

According to officials, the driver ran a red light and hit a MTA bus.

The New York Police Department says one person died at the scene. Two others died at hospitals.

Officials say more than a dozen others were injured.

The Associated Press wire services helped contribute to this report.

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