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85 Year Old Man Struck, Fatally Injured By Bus In Ventura County

An 85 year old man is dead after being run over by a bus on the South Coast.

The accident happened at around 12:30 Saturday afternoon, at the intersection of Saviers Road and Yucca Street in Oxnard. Oxnard Police say a Gold Coast Transit Bus was pulling up to a bus stop at the intersection when Raul Vargas, who was standing on the sidewalk, stumbled into the roadway and fell under the moving bus.

The Oxnard man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.