(KATC) Two people are dead tonight after being struck by a car while waiting for a city bus in Lafayette. The incident occurred near Pep Boys and Acadiana Mall just after 5 p.m. this afternoon.

A male and female were hit by a passing car causing a portion of Johnston Street to be closed to all vehicles. The names of the victims have not yet been released, pending notification of each family.

More details to come as the incident is under investigation.