A 69-year-old bus driver from Commack was struck and killed as he was walking to work in Ronkonkoma on Monday morning.

Suffolk County police said Wayne Wickard was crossing Veterans Memorial Highway on his way to work at Baumann & Sons Bus Company, when he was hit by a westbound Dodge Neon at the corner of 5th Avenue shortly after 6 a.m.

Wickard was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Neon, 53-year-old Annette Agliato of Bohemia, was not injured.

Fifth Squad detectives impounded the car, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information about the crash to contact them at 631-854-8552 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.


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