UPDATED | December 27, 2017, 10:19AM

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police are investigating a deadly accident overnight involving a DART bus.

Officials say the accident happened near Samuell and Hunnicut in east Dallas just before midnight Tuesday.

The bus driver told investigators he heard something while making a turn at the intersection, so he stopped and checked.

When he looked around, he found a person underneath the bus.

The pedestrian was taken to a hospital by Dallas Fire-Rescue where he was pronounced dead.

The victim was later identified as 32-year-old Jonathan Dominguez.

The bus driver was placed on administrative leave as officials continue to investigate.