BREAKING: Pedestrian Killed by #31 Bus in South Orange

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office is on the scene of a pedestrian strike that resulted in fatal injuries in South Orange this afternoon.

According to preliminary reports, South Orange Village Police responded to several 911 calls reporting a person struck by a bus at the intersection of South Orange Avenue and Valley Road shortly before 1:35 p.m.

Units arrived and found an unidentified person under the number #31 bus suffering severe injuries.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene police said.

The investigation is active, ongoing, and the cause has not been determined at this time.