Oak Park Heights, MN (KROC-AM News) - A woman was killed Thursday after the vehicle she was driving crashed into the back of a MnDOT pickup truck in the Twin Cities area.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the truck was slowing down due to heavy traffic when the wreck occurred.

The State Patrol says 82-year-old Adelle Johnson of Mahtomedi was taken to a St. Paul hospital where she died. The two men in the truck were not hurt.

The wreck happened around 8:30 AM on Highway 36 in Oak Park Heights.