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A 55-year-old woman is dead after an MTA bus struck her at an East Elmhurst intersection Wednesday night, according to police.

The victim, Melania Ward, was crossing at Astoria Boulevard and 80th Street at about 10 p.m. when she was hit by a Q47 bus that was making a right turn onto Astoria Boulevard, authorities said.

Ward, who lived not far from the accident in the same neighborhood, was taken to Elmhurst Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The driver of the bus remained on the scene and the investigation is ongoing, police said.

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