Woman Killed by Tour Bus Identified

A woman who died after being hit by a bus near San Francisco City Hall Thursday has been identified as a city employee.

Priscila “Precy” Moreto was an employee at the city Controller’s Office, where she worked as an accountant, according to Mayor Ed Lee’s Office.

Moreto, a 68-year-old San Francisco resident, was struck by a cable car-style tour bus in a crosswalk at the corner of Polk and McAllister streets at around 11:30 a.m., according to police.

Lee said the incident would be “thoroughly investigated.”

“This incident is tragic and also reminds us that we all have a shared responsibility to protect and care for one another on our busy streets,” Lee said. “Precy was a dedicated employee who served our city and residents with great distinction. Our thoughts and prayers remain with her family, friends and colleagues during this time of mourning.”

The Controller’s Office declined to comment on Moreto’s death.

Erin Baldassari, Bay City News

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