UPDATE: Troopers identify woman struck, killed on highway near Delta Junction

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DELTA JUNCTION, Alaska (KTUU) - 11/14 Update:

Troopers have identified the woman struck and killed as Jennifer L. Weeks, 43 of Delta Junction.

Weeks' next of kin have been notified following the accident, which troopers say did not involve either drugs or alcohol.

In an updated report, authorities said that it was snowing at the time Weeks was hit, and that the driver of the car that hit her said he was "driving slower than the posted speed limit due to the snow and diminished visibility."

Troopers say that Weeks was not on the side of the road, as there were no visible foot prints in the snow which had built up on the shoulder of the road.

"Weeks was believed to be walking in the roadway at the time of the collision." troopers said.

Original Story:

A woman in Delta Junction was fatally struck by a vehicle in the early morning hours of Nov. 13, troopers say.

In an online dispatch, Alaska State Troopers say the driver called them just after 7:30 a.m. on Monday, reporting that he had hit a pedestrian near mile 1401 of the Alaska Highway.

The vehicle, a 2001 Nissan Altima, was reportedly unable to stop before hitting the woman, after she walked into the roadway.

Troopers say the driver of the car, as well as his passenger, were not injured in the collision.

The woman has not been identified by name yet, however troopers say the investigation is ongoing.

"AST is still on scene investigating this collision, more information will be released later in the day," troopers wrote.

This is a developing story and will be updated.