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New Jersey Driver Accused of Texting Gets Prison in Pedestrian’s Death

A New Jersey woman has been sentenced to five years in prison in the death of a pedestrian that prosecutors said occurred as the driver was texting – an accusation the defendant denied on the stand. Alexandra Mansonet, 51, of …

New Jersey Transit Bus Hits, Kills Pedestrian in Bergen County

The rear tire of a New Jersey Transit bus struck and killed a woman in Bergen County early Wednesday, the agency said. The bus was heading to Cresskill from New York’s Port Authority Bus Terminal when the accident occurred in …

Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit by Amtrak Train in Vermont

Police in Northfield, Vermont, are investigating the death of a man who was hit by the passing Amtrak Vermonter passenger train. WCAX-TV reports a resident in the Vermont town was at a pedestrian crossing in downtown Northfield when he stumbled …