The accident occurred at the intersection of Powell Street and Christie Avenue at around 9:24 a.m. local time. The pedestrian crossed Powell Street in a crosswalk as a semi-truck driver took a right turn onto Powell.
The Berkeley Patch reports that the pedestrian was struck by the front of the truck, knocked down, and pulled underneath. The woman received treatment at Highland Hospital in Oakland but died from injuries sustained in the crash.
The truck driver is cooperating with the investigation, according to the Berkeley Patch.
The following information is provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).