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Garbage truck driver dies in crash in Maryland

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The driver of a garbage truck was killed when it overturned in a crash in Prince George’s County on Thursday.

The crash happened around 2:40 p.m. near East-West Highway and 44th Place in the Riverdale Park area.

An initial investigation found that the driver was headed east on East-West Highway when she hit a curb and the truck overturned. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Two others in the truck suffered injuries that weren’t life-threatening.

Officials later identified the driver as Checcia Durham, 43, of the District. The crash remains under investigation.