An 80- year- old Algoma woman is dead after she was hit walking across the road to get her mail. Kewaunee County Sheriff Matt Joski says the driver of a pickup truck—46- year- old James Anderson of Algoma—was travelling Northbound on state highway 42 in the town of Pierce shortly after 10 this morning when he called the sheriff’s department stating he had just struck a pedestrian. The woman was transported to a local hopsital where she died of her injuries. Her name is not being released at this time pending notification of family. The accident remains under investigation by the Kewaunee county sheriff’s department.