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Driver Who Struck Wayne Pedestrian Was Hall Of Fame Cross Country Coach

Wayne police issued a summons to the driver of a van that struck a pedestrian.
Wayne police issued a summons to the driver of a van that struck a pedestrian. Photo Credit: Gianna Volpe

WAYNE, N.J. – The driver behind the wheel of the van that struck a pedestrian on Valley Road in Wayne Wednesday is a hall of fame cross country coach at Clifton High School, NJ.com reports .

The coach, John Pontes, remained on the scene and was issued a summons for failing to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk, Wayne police said.

Ryszard Mieliczek, of Passaic, was crossing the street just before 11 a.m. Wednesday when he was hit and critically injured, police said.

SEE ALSO: PASSAIC PEDESTRIAN STRUCK IN WAYNE BY CLIFTON DRIVER’S VAN CRITICAL

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