HARVEYS LAKE — According to the Luzerne County coroner, Jean Nelligan died Tuesday evening following a car crash Monday morning.
Authorities say Nelligan was not wearing her seat belt when her car slammed into the back of a recycling truck at Harveys Lake.
It happened along a curve on Route 415 when workers were stopped picking up recyclables left outside houses.
One worker was behind the wheel. The other man was in a driveway hauling recycling bins to the truck. They were not hurt.
Police are still trying to figure out why the woman’s car plowed into the back of a truck.