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A pedestrian was fatally struck by a truck in Jessup early Friday morning, Howard County police said.

At about 2 a.m. a 2010 Ford F-150 traveling south on Washington Boulevard near Route 32 struck a pedestrian who was walking in the road, police said.

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Police identified the victim as Sandra Nimeth Avila Carrera, 52, of Savage. She was pronounced dead at Howard County General Hospital.

Police have not charged the driver, a 54-year-old Jessup man.

Washington Boulevard at Route 32 was closed for about two hours, and an investigation is ongoing.

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