LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — A Bridgeport woman has died after being hit by a semi in Lawrence County.

According to the Illinois State Police, the incident happened Monday at approximately 4:26 a.m. along Bridgeport Road about a half-mile south of Gaddey Lane in Lawrence County.

Investigators said the semi was headed south on Bridgeport Road when it struck a pedestrian. Police are unsure why the pedestrian was in the road.

The pedestrian, 66-year-old Julie Ivers, of Bridgeport, was pronounced dead on scene by the Lawrence County Coroner.

The crash remains under investigation.