Pedestrian Struck by Dump Truck Dies

Man reportedly jumped in front of truck

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2012  |  Updated 10:04 PM EDT
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Pedestrian Struck by Dump Truck Dies

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A man has died after being struck by a dump truck in Capitol Heights, Md., authorities said.

The man was struck about 5:40 p.m. on Central Avenue near Daimler Driver, causing the closure of westbound Central between Peppermill Drive and Cindy Lane.

Witnesses told police the man jumped in front of the truck.

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