Woman dies after being hit by truck


This is a developing story

UPDATE: The woman that was struck by a vehicle on Friday evening has died.

Roseann Ruma, 34, was struck by a vehicle on U.S. 412 in Springdale.

According to the fatal crash summary, Ruma crossed in front of a truck that was traveling south across the interstate.

The child that Ruma was carrying sustained minor injuries.

Original Story

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA) — A woman has life-threatening injuries from being struck by a vehicle in Springdale.

The woman was carrying a small child across the street and was hit by a car. She has been taken to a hospital, said Lt. Jeff Taylor with Springdale Police Department.

Taylor said the child sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

He also said police are working to identify the two.

The incident happened sometime between 5 and 5:30 p.m. near Dairy Queen on Sunset Avenue.

This is a developing story.

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