An elderly woman was struck and killed on Roosevelt Boulevard Tuesday afternoon.
The 78-year-old woman was crossing the intersection on Tyson Avenue and the Boulevard around 2:15 p.m. when she stepped off the center grass divider, police said. She was then struck by a 2006 Ford Ranger pickup truck traveling in the southbound inner lanes of the Boulevard.
The woman, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead by fire medic personnel at 2:20 p.m.
The driver of the pickup truck, a 21-year-old man, was not hurt in the crash and remained at the scene. Police continue to investigate the accident.