Dump truck fatally strikes pedestrian near Central Square

Dump truck fatally strikes pedestrian near Central Square

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A dump truck hit and killed a pedestrian in Cambridge Friday evening.

Officials said the pedestrian crash happened in the area of Putnam Avenue and Magazine Street, near Central Square.

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The victim has been identified as a woman in her 20s.

Police are asking people to avoid the area as much as possible and to expect delays.

The Middlesex DA's office is investigating this crash.

This is a developing story. Stay with Boston 25 News for more updates as they become available.