A traffic collision occurred yesterday in LaRue county, leaving one dead. Early in the morning on Wednesday, 22 year old Colby Wilder was traveling south on US-31E and for an unknown reason struck the rear of a garbage truck operated by 28 year old Stephen Williams. Wilder was pronounced deceased at the scene, Williams was not injured. The affected portion of US-31E was shut down for several hours to allow troopers to investigate the collision. The investigation is still ongoing by the Kentucky State Police.