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UPDATE: NJ Transit Bus Fatally Strikes Woman in Haledon


Passaic County officials are announcing  that at approximately 4:24 p.m. on Thursday, 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.

Police said the 67-year-old female pedestrian from Haledon, was walking across Haledon Avenue near the intersection with Belmont Avenue when she was struck by a New Jersey Transit bus. 

Police said the pedestrian was transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased at 6:13 p.m. 

No other vehicles were involved in this collision. 

According to police, the driver of the New Jersey Transit bus remained on scene and presented a valid license.

The investigation remains active and ongoing. 

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 or contact the Haledon Police Department at 973-790-4444.