CLAY CENTER, Kan. (KSNT) – The Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) has confirmed a 69-year-old man died after being hit by a school bus Tuesday morning.

The crash happened at the intersection of 6th St. and Lincoln Ave. in Clay Center just before 7 a.m.

According to Clay Center Community High School, the school bus was assigned to USD 379.

The KHP crash log states that the bus was traveling eastbound on Lincoln Ave. toward 6th St. while Mugler was using the crosswalk to go across Lincoln Ave. The bus driver failed to see Mugler, striking him with the bus.

KHP Trooper Ben Gardner identified the victim as Harold R. Mugler of Clay Center.

The 71-year-old driver did not receive any injuries.

No students were on the bus, and the accident did not happen in a school zone.