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Pedestrian struck, killed by school bus in Md.

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SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police say a pedestrian trying to cross the street was struck and killed by a school bus in Silver Spring.

Officers say 91-year-old Elia Miranski of Silver Spring was walking across Columbia Pike at Tech Road in the crosswalk about 2:20 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say Miranski was hit by a school bus driven by 52-year-old Lori Jean Latimer of Elkridge. Miranski was fatally injured.

Officers say Latimer was driving a bus contracted by Howard County public schools.

The accident is under investigation.

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