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Woman dies in tractor-trailer vs. car crash

Police said the tractor-trailer was heading west on Route 4 Tuesday afternoon and as it came into a right-hand curve, it crossed into the eastbound lane.

The Associated Press

5/28/2014

CANAAN, N.H. — Police in Canaan, New Hampshire, say a woman has died in tractor-trailer vs. car collision on Route 4.

Police said the tractor-trailer was heading west on Route 4 Tuesday afternoon and as it came into a right-hand curve, it crossed into the eastbound lane. There was heavy rain at the time.

Police said Luana Heikes of Canaan, who was driving east on Route 4, was unable to avoid the trailer and hit the rear of it. She died at the scene.

The tractor trailer driver, Steve Barnady of Hudson Falls, New York, was not hurt.

Traffic was detoured for several hours.

Police are investigating the accident.

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