UPDATE: A Lumberton Police Department spokesperson Friday afternoon said officers have still not been able to notify the victim's family following a fatal auto-pedestrian accident that happened Thursday night. 12News will not release the victim's name until notified by police that the family has been contacted.
The accident happened around 11 p.m. Thursday on Highway 69 near 421.
An officer on scene told 12News that a woman was walking along the southbound lane of Highway 69 when she was struck by a Dodge truck. The woman was pronounced dead on scene.
The officer said the victim was wearing dark-colored clothing and had no identification on her.
Investigators say alcohol was not a factor in the accident.
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