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UPDATE: Police Believe Accident Involving Shore Transit Bus Was Unintentional

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FRUITLAND, Md. - An update on that fatal bus collision involving a pedestrian in Fruitland We have now learned that the woman who was stuck and killed was a regular passenger on that bus, and several others onboard, witnessed the whole ordeal.

It happened Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Cedar and North Dulany Avenues. The victim's name has not yet been released, but we do know the driver of the bus has not been charged.

Police say the 72-year-old woman was let off at her stop, and when she walked off, she allegedly walked in front of the bus. At that point, police say somehow, the bus started moving and hit her. They say the driver was distraught, and wasn't sure how it happened. Police believe this was an accident, but the investigation is still ongoing.

Shore Transit issued this statement: "All of us at Shore Transit send our deepest condolences to the family of the lady involved in today's bus accident in Fruitland. This tragic loss of life is especially heartbreaking. Our thoughts and prayers are with all impacted by today's events."

Stay tuned to WMDT and wmdt.com for details as they become available.

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