WAYNE, NJ – A pedestrian was struck and killed on Route 46 near the Ramada Inn at approximately 9:52pm on Wednesday December 11, announced Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Wayne Police Chief Jack McNiff.

Angelo Mascelli, 66, from Clifton 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. 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.

If anyone has any information about this incident, contact the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Wayne Police Department at 973-694-0600.