Police have ticketed a school bus driver after a pedestrian was struck and killed in Leonia.
Officers issued 54-year-old Esperanza Jaramillo summonses for careless driving, failure to yield to a pedestrian and driving a vehicle with worn tires.
Police Chief Thomas Rowe tells The Record newspaper the bus was turning onto Broad Avenue when it struck 60-year-old Leyla Kan of Fort Lee, who was in the middle of the intersection and had the right of way.
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Rowe says Kan was apparently unseen by the driver and was struck by the protruding passenger compartment behind the minibus' door.
The driver, an aide and a special-needs student on the bus were not injured.