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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Bus In Haledon

NJ Transit bus
NJ Transit bus Photo Credit: NJ Transit

A 67-year-old pedestrian from Haledon was struck and killed by a commuter bus in town late Thursday afternoon, authorities confirmed.

The driver was making a left from Belmont Avenue onto West Haledon Avenue when the bus struck the woman shortly before 4:30 p.m., NJ Transit spokeswoman Lisa Torbic said.

The woman was taken to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead shortly after 6 p.m., Torbic said.

The driver was the only occupant of the #703 bus from American Dream in East Rutherford to Haledon, she said.

Investigators from the Passaic County prosecutor's and sheriff's offices were among the responders.

Belmont Avenue and West Haledon Avenue, Haledon.

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