Former RTA driver charged with vehicular manslaughter after hitting a pedestrian in a crosswalk


DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A former RTA bus driver has been charged with vehicular manslaughter after hitting and subsequently killing Lynn Willis in March.

Sean Belyeu was operating a bus for the Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA) when he struck Willis in a crosswalk. She would later die from her injuries at Miami Valley Hospital.

RTA was deeply saddened by the accident on March 10th where a life was lost.  We continue to work with investigators and other parties.  Mr. Belyeu’s employment was terminated on March 19th, following RTA policy.  Our thoughts continue to be with the families of all involved in this tragic event.

Bob Ruzinsky, Deputy CEO of the RTA will update this story when more information is available.

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