PATERSON, NJ - A 46-old Paterson man was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit bus while walking in the area of Main and Mary Streets Thursday, according to law enforcement.

A statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald reported that the incident took place at approximately 1:56 p.m. and remains under investigation.

John Keenan was pronounced dead while the driver remained on the scene during the initial investigation.

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The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or or to contact the Paterson Police Department Traffic Bureau at 973-321-1112.

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