Police identify pedestrian killed by hijacked Metrobus


Police have identified the pedestrian killed after a man carjacked a Metrobus Tuesday morning as 40-year-old Anthony Payne.

According to police, 30-year-old Keith James Loving took control of the bus at around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning after striking the bus driver with a pair of pliers. The passengers escaped, and the bus driver was able to exit with minor injuries. Loving then drove the bus for a few blocks before crashing it into a gas station on Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue where he then struck Payne. According to NBC, Payne worked at the gas station and was taking out the trash when he was struck by the bus. 

Loving was charged with second-degree murder.

 

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