A MAN is in custody in connection with the fatality on the A38 near Burton-on-Trent last night.
The 39-year-old, from Hull, was arrested following the incident, which was reported to the emergency services at around 8.30pm.
A detailed investigation into the circumstances of the collision is being carried out and police are appealing for witnesses.
The woman who died has yet to be formally identified.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident 801 of July 6.