BOSTON (CBS) – A pedestrian hit by an MBTA bus late Thursday night in Dorchester has died. Police are continuing their investigation into the accident.

The man suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash that took place on Massachusetts Avenue near Theodore Glynn Way around 10:25 p.m. Thursday night.

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The bus was turning right onto Theodore Glynn Way when it hit the pedestrian.

Police believe a pedestrian may have been struck by an MBTA bus in Dorchester. (WBZ-TV)

Police believe a pedestrian may have been struck by an MBTA bus in Dorchester. (WBZ-TV)

Evidence markers were placed around the wheels of an MBTA bus, which was marked off by police tape at the scene.

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Officers could also be seen searching the exterior and interior of the bus.

Police tape marks off an MBTA bus on Mass. Ave. (WBZ-TV)

Police tape marks off an MBTA bus on Mass. Ave. (WBZ-TV)

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

The 56-year-old bus driver has been with the MBTA since 2010. The driver is out of service while police investigate, which is standard protocol.

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No further details are currently available.