Woman dead after being struck by USPS mail truck in Maryland

A woman is dead after being struck by a U.S. Postal Service mail truck in Silver Spring, Maryland, Monday evening.

Montgomery County police say Rita Jo Sultan, 81, of Silver Spring, was crossing University Boulevard in the 1100 block around 7 p.m. when she was struck.

The driver called for help and stayed at the scene, where Sultan was pronounced dead, according to authorities.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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Drivers rushing for holiday mail.Was it full time carrier or part time person being rushed by mismanagement?