(CNN)A pedestrian was struck by a truck in Wheeling, West Virginia, on Thursday morning and then dragged by another vehicle for several miles, police said.

Wheeling police were dispatched at 6:36 a.m. for a report of a pickup truck hitting a pedestrian in the Warwood neighborhood, according to a news release from the department. But when they arrived, they did not find a victim.A second 911 call reported that miles away, a second vehicle was seen dragging a body, the release said. “Further investigation led police investigators to believe a woman was hit by a pickup truck in Warwood and then dragged by a second vehicle to the Washington Avenue area,” the release said. The woman, identified as 54-year-old Michelle Lynn Czoka from Ohio, did not survive, police reported. A cause of death will be determined by the West Virginia Medical Examiner’s Office.Read MoreThe department is still investigating the incident, but both drivers have been located, the release said.

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