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Hartford man killed in East Hartford after being hit by bus, police say

A man was who was struck by a school bus in East Hartford Tuesday morning has died, police said.

Officers responded to a call before 7 a.m. from a passerby who saw a person on the ground on Burnham Street near Dolores Drive. East Hartford paramedics treated the man, Derrick Bellamy, 54, of Hartford, and he was taken to a local hospital where he died, police said.

Police determined that Bellamy was struck by a First Student minibus, Lt. Josh Litwin said. The bus, which had no students on board, had no damage, and its driver doesn’t recall hitting anything, he said. The driver met police at the scene and is cooperating. No charges have been filed.



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