Woman struck, killed by UPS truck in Fridley, Minn. crosswalk

Fridley police and the Minnesota State Patrol officials are investigating a pedestrian crash that killed an elderly woman, according to Fridley police.

Lt. Ryan George says the crash happened at 1:31 p.m. at the intersection of University Ave N and Osborne Rd NE.

A UPS truck heading northbound on University was turning right onto Osborne when it hit a 78-year-old woman from Spring Lake Park in the crosswalk. The woman was attempting to go westbound across University.

Investigators are working to determine who had right of way at the time of the incident. They are interviewing witnesses.

The woman was dead when responders arrived on scene. The street has been reopened.

Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be a factor in the crash. The driver is cooperating with the investigation.