5 killed as garbage truck tips onto car

BERLIN (AP) - German news agency dpa reports that five people have been killed in the country's southwest after a garbage truck tipped over onto a car.

The news agency cites police in Baden-Wuerrtemberg state saying the crash happened Friday in the town of Nagold, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) southwest of Stuttgart.  The truck reportedly had accelerated and then tipped.  Police couldn't immediately be reached for comment and no further details were available.