Sodexo employee fatally struck by Marine Barracks

A{ }Sodexo{ }employee{ }was fatally struck on Thursday near the Marine Barracks in Washington, police confirm.{ }

It happened at 8th and I streets SE just before 11 a.m.{ }

Police say the woman was unconscious and not breathing when paramedics arrived.{ }She has not been identified.{ }

The striking vehicle stayed on scene.

"We are deeply saddened by the accident that took place this morning outside our operation at USMC Barracks at 8th & I in DC involving a women who worked for Sodexo; she was an employee of one of our subcontractors. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family," said Stacy{ }Bowman-Hade of Sodexo.{ }

The crash is being investigated.