Valliant Woman Killed in Auto Accident

11-3-06 - A Valliant woman was killed on Friday morning her pickup hit a tractor-trailer head-on. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that Peggy Marie Heimbach, 47, was eastbound on US 70 near Sawyer when she traveled left of center and struck a 2003 Mack semi & trailer driven by Kenneth Dean Poarch, 41, of Clarksville, Texas.

Poarch was not injured, but Heimback died at the scene. She was not wearing her seatbelt. Troopers think she may have fallen asleep behind the wheel.