NORMAN, Oklahoma - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a 39-year-old Gainsville, Missouri woman is dead after they say she was struck by semi as she crossed I-35 In Norman Monday evening.

Troopers said the fatality happened just before 8 p.m. on the highway just north of Main Street.

The OHP report states the unidentified woman was walking westbound when a northbound 2018 Freightliner semi, driven by Roger Thorton of Bedford, Texas was unable to avoid her, hitting her.

Troopers say the victim died at the scene and her body was taken to the state Medical Examiner's office.