Woman killed after hitting dump truck in Lafayette

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(Photo: Steven Porter/Journal &Courier)

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 driving northbound ran a stop sign at the intersection and drove into a dump truck. The driver of the dump truck attempted to avoid hitting the car and drove into the Popp-A-Top building at 1802 Schuyler Ave. 

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

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