HOUSTON - A METRO bus driver in Houston has died after the out-of-service vehicle hit a street sign pole.

Officials with the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County are trying to determine what caused the driver to lose control Tuesday night. He was alone in the bus.

Investigators say the vehicle was returning to the bus barn at the time of the wreck on a feeder road to a freeway.

The name of the driver wasn t immediately released.

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