A New Jersey Transit bus struck and killed a pedestrian in Passaic.

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NJ Transit spokeswoman Nancy Snyder says the Route 74U bus, with 48 to 50 passengers aboard, was headed south on Main Avenue when the accident happened around 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office has identified the victim as 49-year-old Joseph Currier of Passaic.

The passengers were transferred to another bus and the driver was removed.

The prosecutor's office is investigating.

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