School Bus Strikes, Kills Pedestrian

October 4, 2010 Updated Oct 4, 2010 at 4:00 PM EDT

By WKBW Programming

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October 4, 2010 Updated Oct 4, 2010 at 4:00 PM EDT

EVANS, NY (WKBW) - Emergency crews responded to the intersection of Route 5 and Revere Drive in the Town of Evans Monday morning where a school bus struck and killed a pedestrian.

The investigation revealed that Ronald Wattie, 49 of Evans, N.Y. was attempting to cross Route 5 when he was struck by a Lake Shore Central School bus making a left turn off of Revere Drive. The operator of the bus and Mr. Wattie both had a green light. The bus was full of students on its way to Lake Shore Middle School.

Mr. Wattie was transported to Lakeshore Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The students were transferred to a second bus that took them to school.