78-year-old ID'd as man struck, killed by NJ Transit bus in Nutley

The pedestrian struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit bus in Nutley on Thursday has been identified as a 78-year-old man.

Umberto Lombardi, of Nutley, was crossing the street when he was hit by a bus making a left from Bloomfield Avenue to Centre Street, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.

Lombardi was pronounced dead at 8:15 p.m.

The No. 13 bus was traveling from Nutley to Newark.

The driver was not impaired, authorities said. Charges have not yet been filed, officials said. Police are still investigating.

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Source: NJ.com Essex

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