UPDATE: Woman hit by dump truck in downtown Roanoke identified

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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- UPDATE: 7/10/18
The Roanoke Police Department has released the identity of the woman who was hit by a dump truck in downtown Roanoke Monday.

Police have identified the pedestrian as Debora Burns, 61, of Roanoke.

Burns was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital by Roanoke-Fire EMS. No new information has been released about Burns' condition.

Police say the incident was not intentional.

No charges have been filed yet, but police are still investigating.

ORIGINAL STORY:
Roanoke Police has blocked off South Jefferson Street due to an accident involving a dump truck.

We are told that the truck hit a pedestrian at around 9:30 a.m. Monday.

Crews on scene say the woman who was hit has been taken to the hospital and is in critical condition.

The accident happened near Elmwood Park and the Western Virginia Water Authority building.

Police are on scene investigating and they say they hope to have the road reopened in a few hours.

Stay with WDBJ7 for updates.