Woman killed in major car wreck involving a city garbage truck


A pregnant woman died Friday after a crash involving a city garbage truck.

The crash happened around 12:45 pm near Illinois Ave. and highway 310.

The woman was identified as Tawanna Swanson who was said to be 2 to 3 months pregnant.

Reports say the woman rear ended the garbage truck and when authorities made it to the scene she was transferred to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the garbage truck was also taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

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