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Woman struck, killed by delivery truck

Published On: Jan 16 2014 02:20:08 PM CST

Mike Soe

MADISON, Wis. -

Police said a woman died after she was struck by a delivery truck Thursday morning in downtown Madison. 

Madison police told News 8's sister statoin WISC-TV a University of Wisconsin System delivery truck was backing up at North Lake Street and Mendota Court when it struck a 60-year-old woman walking behind the vehicle. 

The victim was taken to a hospital but police confirmed the woman has died. 

Dane County dispatch said it received a report of the accident at 10:30 a.m.

Madison police are investigating the incident. The victim was a UW-Madison employee, police said. 

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