- Associated Press - Monday, September 16, 2019

RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) - A sheriff’s office says a 70-year-old woman was struck and killed by a fire department pickup truck on the North Carolina coast.

The Dare County Sheriff’s Office says deputies and the National Park Service responded to a call on Saturday and found the woman had been run over by a pickup truck from the Chicamacomico Fire Department. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman’s identity hasn’t been released.

According to the sheriff’s office, the truck was leaving the beach on Hatteras Island by using an access at the end of the road.

The sheriff’s department is investigating the incident.

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