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.
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