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: Warsame Abdihoosh Charged In Fatal Shooting At Busy East St. Paul Shopping Area
The woman was airlifted to Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, where she later died after undergoing surgery.READ MORE: State Of Minnesota Offer Pfizer Booster Shots, Alongside Places Like Hy-Vee, Thrifty White
The names of the victim and driver are not being released at this point in the investigation.MORE NEWS: Maroon & Gold Gophers 'Fan Van' Found After Being Stolen In Dinkytown, Owner Reports
The sheriff’s office is asking for witnesses to contact them at 715-726-7701.