Teen Driver Killed by Garbage Truck | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

A 17 year old boy from Tamaqua, Pennsylvania, was killed Thursday morning when his car ran into a garbage truck.  The teenager attempted to make a left turn and pulled out in front of the garbage truck around 8:30 in the morning. The driver was weeks away from graduating high school and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The garbage truck struck the Chevy Cavalier’s passenger side door.  The driver of the truck was uninjured.  D.M.S. Disposal Management owned the garbage truck.