Woman killed after reportedly running stop sign, driving into path of dump truck


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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (June 24, 2015)— A woman was killed after police said she drove into the path of a dump truck in Lafayette Wednesday morning.

Emergency crews responded to the accident near 18th Street and Schuyler Avenue around 9:30 a.m.

According to the Journal & Courier, a passenger vehicle heading northbound ran a stop sign at the intersection and drove into the path of the dump truck. The driver of the dump truck attempted to avoid hitting the car and struck the Popp-A-Top building at 1802 Schuyler Ave.

The Tippecanoe County Coroner’s Office pronounced the woman deceased at the scene. Her identity has not been released at this time.

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