Woman dies after being hit by garbage truck: Stillwater police

The Stillwater Police Department says a woman died after being hit by a garbage truck Tuesday morning. 

Police say they responded to the 900 block of Willard Street West on a report of an accident involving a vehicle and a person. When police and fire officials arrived at the scene, they found a woman who had been hit by a garbage truck. 

The woman died in the accident. Her identity will be released following family notification. 

The Minnesota State Patrol is conducting an accident reconstruction. The investigation is ongoing.