The pedestrian who died after being struck by a bus early Thursday in Whitby has been identified as a man from Toronto.
The Brock Street South overpass over Hwy. 401 was closed for several hours following the incident that occurred around 6:30 a.m. yesterday morning.
Police said a pedestrian who was in the middle of the street was struck by a northbound Durham Transit bus, then struck a second time by a southbound Pontiac Vibe.
The pedestrian was rushed to hospital by ambulance but died en route.
The identity of the 54-year-old man is being withheld by police. Witnesses are asked to call police.