One person killed after being hit by truck on Beltline

Madison police squad car at night

MADISON, Wis. — One person has died after being hit by a truck on the Beltline, according to Madison police.

Emergency crews were called to the Beltline near Todd Drive just before 1 a.m. Thursday. Police say a person was hit by a large truck. In an incident report, Madison police said lifesaving measures were attempted at the scene. The coroner was called to the scene where the pedestrian was pronounced dead.

The Wisconsin DOT closed all eastbound lanes of the Beltline at Seminole Highway for three hours as crews investigated.

Madison police interviewed witnesses and are now collecting video evidence.