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Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Bus in Fieldsboro

By rlsmetro on
Burlington County

Authorities in the Burlington County town Fieldsboro investigate a pedestrian strike that caused fatal injuries to a person in a section of the borough Friday night. 

In a preliminary statement, police said at approximately 10:30 p.m., emergency responders rushed to the 200 block of 4th Street to investigate reports of a pedestrian down. 

Upon arrival, firefighters and rescue crews worked frantically to extricate an unidentified person from under a bus that struck then pinned them to the ground. 

Police say the victim was pronounced dead at the scene and no other pedestrians or occupants on the bus were injured during the incident. 

The investigation remains active and ongoing.