School bus kills man, 84


May 13, 2006

An Anne Arundel County school bus containing Eastport Elementary School pupils struck an 84-year-old pedestrian in Annapolis yesterday morning, killing the man.

The accident occurred at 8:20 a.m. when the bus made a left turn from Madison Street to Bay Ridge Avenue and hit James Wilbur Jackson, 84, of the 900 block of Windsor Avenue, said Hal Dalton, a spokesman for the city police.

Jackson was crossing Bay Ridge Avenue when he was struck, Dalton said, and was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

The driver, Mikea Devon Pindell, 35, and children on the bus were not injured, Dalton said. Police were investigating the cause of the accident.

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