UPDATE: 23-year-old pedestrian identified in fatal Juneau crash

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JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) - 10:45 a.m. Update:

Juneau Police Department have identified the young woman killed in the pedestrian crash on Monday afternoon.

The woman is Brittany Nicole Arey, a Juneau resident, according to Erann Kalwara, a spokesperson with JPD.

Kalwara said that officers will be continuing their investigation into what exactly happened in the crash later today.

Original Story:

A young woman in Juneau was struck and killed by a Chevy truck on Monday, and police say the case is under investigation.

According to a news release by the Juneau Police Department, the crash happened around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, May 14.

Then, a woman was reportedly hit by a 1991 Chevy truck driven by a 60-year-old Haines man on Glacier Highway near the Brotherhood Bridge.

Neither the pedestrian or the driver of the truck have been identified by name.

The roadway near Vintage Boulevard was completely closed to through-traffic for approximately an hour and 15 minutes, JPD wrote.

Though CPR was started and continued by paramedics, the pedestrian "succumbed to her injuries and was declared deceased at the scene."

The case is still under investigation, JPD said.

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