Woman, 75, struck by truck and killed in Tumwater

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TUMWATER, Wash. - A 75-year-old woman was struck by a truck and killed Friday in Tumwater, police said.

Officers and medics responded to the scene, in the 3800 block of Cleveland Avenue, at about 11:30 a.m. after receiving reports of a truck hitting a pedestrian, said Lt. Jen Kolb of the Tumwater police.

The victim was found dead at the scene. No other information was immediately available about her.

The accident is under investigation and the cause has yet to be determined, but preliminary reports suggest the driver may have experienced a medical emergency, Kolb said.

The truck driver remained at the scene after the crash.

Cleveland Avenue is closed from Custer Way to Primrose Street during the accident investigation.

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