Garbage truck hits pickup, killing Louisiana woman
Aug. 30, 2018
WINNSBORO, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a garbage truck pulled onto a state highway and hit a pickup truck, killing the driver of the smaller truck.
A news release says 42-year-old Labraca Roberts of Winnsboro died at the scene Thursday morning.
The accident occurred about 6:30 a.m. near Winnsboro, at the intersection of Louisiana highways 4 and 865.
Trooper Michael Reichardt said in an email that troopers cited the garbage truck's driver, 40-year-old Tina Vaughn of Monroe, for going through a stop sign.
Reichardt says the investigation is continuing.