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Family pay tribute to victim of Victoria bus station tragedy

The family of a woman who died in a collision at Victoria bus station have paid tribute to her as the investigation continues.

Officers were called just before 9am on Monday to reports of a collision involving a bus and a pedestrian.

Despite the efforts of the emergency services, the pedestrian, Catherine Finnegan, originally from County Galway, died at the scene.

The 56-year-old’s family have released the following tribute:

“Our beloved daughter, sister, partner, most adored auntie and treasured friend Catherine Finnegan, known as Kathleen, lost her life on January 29, 2024.

“She will be remembered as a very unique lady who had the fast Irish wit and who made her family and friends so very proud of her bright, clever personality.

“She was a whirlwind in any room and lit up this world with her energy, enthusiasm for life and joy.

“She will be forever in our hearts.”

The driver of the bus, a woman in her 40s, was also taken to hospital and later discharged.

The police investigation continues and any witnesses who have not yet come forward are asked to call 020 8543 5157 quoting CAD 1417/29Jan.

Pictured top: Catherine Finnegan (Picture: The Met)

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