NYC Bus Crash

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A truck operated by Tyson Beckford's nephew caused a fatal New York City bus crash, according to the New York City Police Department.

Per the NYPD, 22-year-old Dominic Whilby allegedly stole a delivery truck in the Meatpacking District on Wednesday at 5:30 a.m., and while the police did a search for the missing vehicle, they discovered it had been involved in a deadly collision with an MTA bus. The truck also careened into nearby scaffolding and hit two parked cars.

The 17-year veteran bus driver, 49-year-old William Pena was killed. Whilby was taken into custody and transported to a nearby hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

A passenger, two pedestrians and an operator of a three-wheeled scooter, who was struck by the truck prior to the collision, were taken to nearby hospitals and were in stable condition shortly after the crash.

Beckford and his nephew were spotted at hot spot 1OAK before the accident, E! News can confirm.

Whilby was charged on Thursday with manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, two counts of grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property, criminal trespass, criminal mischief and three counts of felony assault.

—Reporting by Lindsay Good and Beth Sobol

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