LODI - An elderly woman who police say was hard of hearing was killed by a dump truck today in Lodi.

Police say the truck was backing up on Rennie Place at around 10 a.m. Wednesday, and the woman, believed to be in her 90s, was taking out her garbage.

Witnesses say the truck driver is a longtime maintenance worker at the complex and was visibly distraught at the time of the accident.

Authorities say the woman likely did not hear the truck coming. Her name has not been released.