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NJ Transit Bus Driver Shot, Killed in Washington Twp.

Washington Township (Gloucester)

A New Jersey Transit bus driver was fatally shot Tuesday afternoon at an NJ Transit garage on the Black Horse Pike in Washington Township and a woman believed to have shot him took her own life with a gun near a Mantua Township NJ business at Center and Trenton streets a short time later.

The deceased driver has been identified as Ryon C. Reynolds, age 45, of Sicklerville NJ.

The woman has been identified as Piacenta M. Jackson, 44, of Woodbury.

The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office, the police departments of Washington and Mantua Townships and NJ Transit are investigating the incident.