Pedestrian Killed by Bus on Route 2

PRESTON, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut woman is dead after she walked in front of a bus while trying to cross a highway in Preston.

Authorities said 42-year-old Margaret Gudaitis of Plainfield was hit as the bus was traveling west on Route 2 at about 4:50 a.m. on Saturday. She was later pronounced dead at The William W. Backus Hospital.

The bus driver and the five passengers on board weren’t injured.

Police say the accident is under investigation.

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