WESTWEGO, La. (AP) - State police are investigation two-vehicle accident in Jefferson Parish that claimed the life of a 71-year-old Tickfaw man.
Trooper Melissa Matey says the accident happened around 5:35 a.m. Monday on Louisiana Highway 18.
Matey say Alvin Gonzales was eastbound when his pickup struck a garbage truck.
She says Gonzales was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the garbage truck, 50-year-old John Berkley of Harvey, suffered minor injuries.