Linn County authorities are withholding the name of a person killed in a car vs pedestrian accident.

It happened just before 12:30am today (Thursday) on Highway 151, near Walford. A 44 year old woman was walking south in the center of the southbound lane of the highway, when she was struck by a southbound sport utility vehicle.

The woman, whose name has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was not hurt.

Names will be released after relatives can be notified.

The accident is under investigation by the Linn County Sheriff's office.