Woman dies after crash involving trash truck in Champaign County

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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – A woman was killed after crashing into the rear of a trash truck in Champaign County Wednesday morning.

Champaign County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a crash involving a minivan and a trash truck in the 11000 block of OH-29 West around 10 am.

Upon their arrival, they discovered that a 2012 gray Dodge Caravan had been traveling eastbound on OH-29. As it approached the 11000 block, the driver of the minivan failed to stop and crashed into the back of a 2017 Mac trash truck that was stopped in the roadway while on its route.

The driver of the minivan, 71-year-old Margaret S. Godwin, of Conover, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The trash truck driver was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation by the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office and Champaign County Coroner’s Office.

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