MOUNTAIN VIEW (BCN)
A Google employee who was hit and killed by a shuttle bus at the company’s headquarters in Mountain View on Monday evening been identified by Google as 27-year-old Emily Hong.
Hong lived in Sunnyvale and worked in Google’s finance department, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office and Google spokeswoman Gina Scigliano.
“She brought an incredible spark to Google. Inquisitive, creative, analytical, positive, generous and kind — our deepest condolences are with her family and friends,” Scigliano said in a statement.
Hong was hit by the bus at Charleston Road and Huff Avenue at 6:45 p.m. Monday. Police arrived and began administering CPR to Hong, but the efforts were unsuccessful and she died at the scene.
The shuttle bus driver remained at the intersection and cooperated with police, who don’t believe drugs or alcohol were factors in the collision.
Hong had worked at the company for more than two years as a financial analyst, according to her LinkedIn profile. She also went by the name of Chenxue Hong.
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