Pedestrian dead in single-vehicle crash

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A single-vehicle crash leaves one woman dead Wednesday morning.

Woman killed in single-vehicle crash in Alexandria.

The Alexandria Police Department tells News Channel Five they got a call around 6:15 A.M. about an accident on MacArthur Drive. When they arrived, they found a damaged Ford pickup truck and an unidentified female's body in the middle of the highway near the Jackson Street exit.

Police say the woman was crossing MacArthur Drive on foot when she was struck by the front of the truck and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the pickup was not seriously hurt, and the pedestrian has not been identified. Alexandria Fire Department and Acadian Ambulance also responded to the scene.

Stay with News Channel Five for updates as they become available.

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