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Authorities identify person killed after being hit by a truck on Beltline


MADISON (WKOW) -- Authorities are identifying the person who was hit and killed by a truck on the Beltline early Thursday morning.

According to the the Dane County Medical Examiner's Office, the victim is 21-year-old Yana Scofield, also known as Austin Scofield.

They say Scofield died from injuries sustained in the crash.

Madison police were called to a crash on US 12 eastbound near the Todd Drive exit at about 1 a.m. Thursday.

When they got there they found Scofield had been hit. They tried to save their life, but they died on scene, according to police.

Police say the crash is still under investigation.