Young woman killed in head on collision with garbage truck

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says a young woman has died after crashing head on into a waste truck.  The crash happened in the 9100 block of Mickens Road around 5:00 am Saturday morning.

Jade Brown, 20, was driving northbound on Mickens Road when she crossed the center lane and hit an Allied Waste truck that was traveling southbound.  The driver of the truck was taken to a hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.  Brown was also taken to a nearby hospital but later died as a result of her injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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