Elderly woman killed, struck by delivery truck in Adams County

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COLBURN, Wis. — An elderly woman was hit and killed by a delivery truck in Adams County on Monday, according to a release from the county’s sheriff’s office.

Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of 3rd Avenue in the town of Colburn around 5:15 p.m.

An investigation indicated an 80-year-old woman working at this location walked in front of a truck unloading potatoes, the release said. The driver did not see the woman and struck her while driving away, according to Adams County Sheriff Brent York.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. She has been identified as Lavina Pumphrey, 80, of Arkdale.

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