A pedestrian was struck and killed as she attempted to cross U.S. 70 in Havelock this morning.

Witnesses said the victim was a woman.

The woman was struck by a Ford F-150 pickup truck that was headed westbound on the highway.

The wreck happened at approximately 6:40 a.m. near the intersection of Ketner Boulevard and U.S. 70.

Havelock Police were on the scene investigating the wreck this morning.

The identity of the victim has not been released.