Bus Driver Killed While Walking to Work

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A bus driver was killed on Veterans Memorial Highway in Ronkonkoma on the morning of January 27.

Ronkonkoma, NY - January 27, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a bus driver as he was walking to work in Ronkonkoma this morning.

Wayne Wickard, a driver for Baumann & Sons Bus Company, was crossing Veterans Memorial Highway on his way to work when he was struck by a westbound 1998 Dodge Neon at the intersection of 5th Avenue at approximately 6:05 a.m.
 
Wickard, 69, of Commack, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.
 
The driver of the Neon, Annette Agliato, 53, of Bohemia, was not injured. The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing.
 
Detectives are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
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