Aschersleben/Magdeburg (dpa/sa) - A pedestrian was hit by a car in Aschersleben (Salzlandkreis) and fatally injured. As the police in Magdeburg announced on Tuesday, according to initial findings, the 24-year-old suddenly stepped onto the street at a bus stop when he was hit by the passing car. He died on Monday at the scene of the accident from his severe injuries. The 41-year-old driver reportedly suffered a shock and was treated on an outpatient basis by rescue workers. The car had to be towed. The road remained closed for five hours. The exact cause of the accident has yet to be determined.