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Woman, 83, struck and killed by bus in Oceanside


A pedestrian was struck and killed by a school bus on Wednesday at 8:03 a.m. in Oceanside.

According to detectives from the Nassau County Police Department’s Homicide Squad, an 81-year-old woman was fatally struck by a 2016 Ford school bus traveling eastbound on Weidner Avenue while attempting to cross Nassau Road from the north.

As a result of the collision, the pedestrian suffered a traumatic head injury and was transported by an NCPD ambulance to a local hospital. A physician pronounced her dead at 8:28 a.m.

There were no other injuries reported and the driver remained at the scene. An investigation is ongoing.