DALLAS, TX – Officials said a woman walking along Interstate 45 in Dallas was struck and killed by a truck on Tuesday morning.

According to WFAA, Dallas Fire Rescue responded to the scene on I-45 north near Simpson Stuart Road after the incident was reported at about 12:47 a.m.

Rescue crews found that the woman had been hit by an 18-wheeler. They attempted life-saving measures, but she was pronounced dead of her injuries. Her identity was not released and it was not clear why she was on the freeway.

The truck driver remained at the scene and was not expected to face charges.

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