Pedestrian dies after accident
A WOMAN is dead after being struck by a utility in North Rockhampton near CQUniversity around 6pm Thursday.
Initial investigations reveal that a northbound utility struck a woman as she attempted to cross Yaamba Road near the intersection with Carlton Street.
The 49-year-old local woman was critically injured and transported to Rockhampton Hospital where she died a short time later.
The road was closed while emergency services attended but it is now open again to all traffic.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.