Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Wayne Police Chief Jack McNiff announce that at approximately 9:52 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, officers responded to the area of Route 46 East in the area of the Ramada Inn, in the Township of Wayne in response to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.
Police say the vehicle, a 1998 Honda Passport, was being operated by Angelo Mascelli, from Clifton.
He was traveling on Route 46 East at the time his vehicle struck the pedestrian, identified as 60 year old John Baranski, of Endicott, New York.
According to police, Mr. Baranski suffered serious injuries and he was pronounced deceased at 10:30 p.m. Mr. Mascelli remained at the scene of the collision.
No charges have been filed at this time, however this investigation remains active and ongoing.
More information will be released once it becomes available. Contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or email@example.com or contact the Wayne Police Department at 973-694-0600