Dallas police are reporting that a female pedestrian was fatally struck this morning by a cement truck. The cement truck hit the pedestrian as she attempted to cross Northwest Highway near Preston Road this morning. This area of Dallas is known to be a high volume traffic area. Initial reports indicate that the pedestrian was in the walkway at the time of the fatal accident and that the driver of the cement truck simply failed to see her. The Dallas police were still investigating the pedestrian accident at the time of this posting.