BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Authorities say an elderly man has died after he was struck by a bus while crossing a highway early Saturday morning in Prince George’s County.

Maryland State Police says 79-year-old James Albert Gibson of Upper Marlboro, was killed at about 12:30 a.m., while trying to cross I-495 south, just north of MD Route 4.

Detectives say a D.C. Circulator bus struck Gibson. The driver immediately pulled over, according to officials, and called police.

Prince George’s County medics pronounced Gibson dead at the scene.

The incident is being investigated.

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