67-year-old struck by NJ Transit bus

HALEDON, NJ – Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Haledon Police Chief Angelo J. Daniele
announce that at approximately 4:24 p.m. on Thursday, June 10, 2021, police responded to the area
of Haledon Avenue and Belmont Avenue in the Borough of Haledon in response to a report of
a pedestrian being struck by a New Jersey Transit bus.

The pedestrian, a 67-year-old woman from Haledon, was walking across Haledon Avenue
near the intersection with Belmont Avenue when she was struck by a New Jersey Transit bus. The
pedestrian was transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey where
she was pronounced deceased at 6:13 p.m. No other vehicles were involved in this collision. The
driver of the New Jersey Transit bus remained on scene and presented a valid license.

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The investigation remains active and ongoing. More information will be released once it
becomes available.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this
incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact
the Haledon Police Department at 973-790-4444.

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