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Police: Georgia man accused of stealing truck arrested in fatal NYC bus-truck collision

  • A Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus and a truck rest against scaffolding at 14th Street and 7th Avenue in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, after an early morning collision between the bus and truck at the Manhattan intersection. One person was killed and at least four were injured in the crash, that also involved several parked vehicles. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)The Associated Press

  • A Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus rests against scaffolding at 14th Street and 7th Avenue in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, after an early morning collision between the bus and a truck. One person was killed and at least four were injured in the crash, that also involved several parked vehicles. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)The Associated Press

  • A Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus and a truck rest against scaffolding at 14th Street and 7th Avenue in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, after an early morning collision between the bus and truck. One person was killed and at least four were injured in the crash, that also involved several parked vehicles. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)The Associated Press

A man accused of stealing a truck that was involved in a fatal collision with a New York City bus faces manslaughter charges.

Police say 22-year-old Dominic Whilby of Griffin, Ga., was arrested Thursday. He also faces grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and felony assault charges. It wasn't immediately clear if Whilby had a lawyer.

Police say the truck was stolen early Wednesday on West 16th Street. They say it crashed into the bus at West 14th Street and 7th Avenue a short time later.

The bus driver, William Pena, of Hillside, N.J., was killed. Five other people, including Whilby, were injured.

The crash sent both vehicles crashing into scaffolding and a building.

Pena was the first city bus driver killed in a collision in more than 14 years.