A Minnesota woman died Friday after being hit by a truck in Cooperstown, N.D.

The woman was struck shortly after 5 p.m. in a construction zone, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

The NDHP, in a release to the media, said a 1988 Kenworth dump truck was backing up to pour asphalt on the roadway and struck the woman, who was assisting. She died at the scene.

The 50-year-old woman was from Odessa, Minn., and the driver of the truck is from Summit, S.D. Their identities have not yet been released.

Agencies responding to the incident were the Highway Patrol, Griggs County Sheriff's Office, Steele County Sheriff's Office and fire and ambulance services from Cooperstown.