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Pickup driver dies after colliding into the back of an MTA bus in Baltimore

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Posted at 12:28 PM, Nov 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-19 12:31:37-05

BALTIMORE (WMAR) — A pickup truck driver is dead after rear ending an MTA bus and striking a light pole Monday evening.

Baltimore Police say the bus was letting off a passenger in the 3100 block of Washington Boulevard, when a Ford F-250 crashed into the back of the bus, and then hit a light pole.

The driver of the F-250, 40-year-old Sven James Kirtz died at an area hospital.

Two passengers and the bus driver were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash, and haven't yet determined who was at fault.