Here is the latest from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office about the incident:

Around 11:00 this morning, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident at the 3600 block of Houston River Road in Sulphur involving a van and a garbage truck.

The preliminary investigation revealed the van appeared to have run into the back of the garbage truck, which was stopped and in the process of picking up trashcans. The driver of the van, Carla J. Hohn, 42, of Vinton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

As mandated by state law in all traffic fatalities, a toxicology report will be performed on Hohn.

via Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.

We will keep you informed if further details come available.