MELROSE (CBS) – An 88-year-old man who was hit by an MBTA bus in Melrose has died.

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Minor McLain of Melrose was struck by the bus on Franklin Street near the intersection of Pratt Street at about 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo says, “In accordance with the MBTA’s standard operating procedures, the bus driver will be kept out of service while investigators establish the facts in this accident.”

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The Middlesex District Attorney’s office is handling the investigation.