ALTOONA, Iowa – The name of a woman killed when she was hit by a pickup truck Friday night in Altoona has been released.
Sgt. Nate Ludwig with the Iowa State Patrol says 19-year-old Buyankhishig Gansukh. Gansukh, who was from Mongolia but had a Minnesota ID, was crossing Hubbell Avenue at Tallgrass Parkway around 9:30 p.m. when she was hit by a truck driven by 31-year-old Andrew Reed.
Officials say Reed was heading northbound and had a green light at the time of the crash.
Gansukh was transported to MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines but died from her injuries.