Police release name of garbage worker who was killed

February 16, 2018

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a garbage truck worker who died in a Lincoln accident.

Police spokeswoman Angela Sands identified the man as 47-year-old James Baker. He was riding outside the Von Bush & Sons truck Thursday morning when it slid on ice and struck a tree, pinning him between the truck and the tree.

The accident is being investigated.