GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County Police say a pedestrian was struck and killed by a school bus on Clopper Road between Metropolitan Grove Road and Firstfield Road on Thursday morning.
Police say the pedestrian was crossing Clopper Road just east of Metropolitan Grove Road when he was struck by a Montgomery County school bus that was traveling westbound on Clopper Road.
Police say a 55-year-old George Pezdirtz III of Clopper Road in Gaithersburg was pronounced dead on the scene.
No children were on the bus at the time of the accident. The bus driver remained on the scene to talk to officers, say police.
Police are still investigating the incident. Detectives are asking anyone who witnessed or may have information to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.