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UPDATE: Authorities Identify Nutley Man Struck, Killed by New Jersey Transit Bus

By kcora on

Authorities have released the identity of the 78-year-old Nutley man struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit Bus as he attempted to cross the street.

Authority said Umberto Lombardi, 78, of Nutley was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit Bus in the vicinity of Bloomfield Avenue and Centre Street around 8 p.m. as he tried to cross the street.

Police said he was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:15 p.m.

The preliminary investigation indicates the bus driver hit Lombardi while making a left turn onto Centre Street from Bloomfield Avenue.

There were no obvious signs of impairment.

Police said that no charges have been filed against the driver at this time.

The investigation is active an ongoing.