Woman Struck On US-10 Was Near Her Birthday

A woman about to turn 25-years-old was struck and killed in a crash on east bound US-10 near M-47 Monday morning.

Police responded to the area around 6:05 after the woman, from the West Branch area, was hit by a Ford F-550 work truck. Police say the woman was wearing dark clothing and was walking between the merge and slow lanes. She died instantly in the crash.

Police are investigating why the woman was in the road to begin with. Her name has not been released at this time. Her birthday would have been October 14.