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Indiana Trash Collector Side-Swiped By Semi, Killed

Indiana Trash Collector Side-Swiped By Semi, Killed

A garbage truck driver was killed early Thursday after police say a semi side-swiped him as he was making a trash pickup along U.S. 20.

Police and medics were called just before 7:30 a.m. Thursday to U.S. 20 just east of C.R. 800 West on a report of a fatal crash there.

According to a release from the Steuben County Sheriff’s Department, John Winters, 56, of Findlay, Ohio, was driving a 2014 Freightliner semi-tractor and trailer westbound on U.S. 20 when he came up on a 2005 International garbage truck that had been stopped along the roadway.

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