MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A woman died from her injuries hours after being struck by a box truck while walking on a western Wisconsin highway early Wednesday evening.
The Chippewa County Sheriff’s office says the pedestrian was struck on State Highway 64 and 190th Street just before 6:30 p.m. by a Gibson’s Water Care truck.READ MORE: Twins' Triple, 2 Bases-Loaded Walks In 10th Beat Texas
The woman was airlifted to Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, where she later died after undergoing surgery.READ MORE: Severe Blood Shortage Nationwide Impacting Minnesota Hospitals
The names of the victim and driver are not being released at this point in the investigation.MORE NEWS: Investigators ID Person Whose Body Parts Were Found In NE Mpls. As Adam Richard Johnson
The sheriff’s office is asking for witnesses to contact them at 715-726-7701.