5 dead after truck slides off hill in Haiti

5 dead, 4 injured after truck slides off hill in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Authorities in Haiti say that five people have died and four others were injured in a traffic accident.

The Civil Protection Agency said the accident occurred when a truck carrying 13 people slid off a hill early Friday. Officials the truck was overloaded with goods that the passengers were going to sell at a local market.

The agency said the truck was headed south to the town of Tiburon.