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Man Killed in Trash Truck Crash at Avenue M and 20th Street East in Palmdale

Man Dies, 1 Injured in Palmdale Trash Truck Accident at Avenue M and 20th Street East

Palmdale, California (September 19, 2019) – According to a police report, one person was killed and another was hospitalized Thursday morning after a traffic crash at an intersection in Palmdale.

The fatal crash, which was reported at about 11:50 a.m., happened at the intersection of Avenue M and 20th Street East.

As per the police report, a 41-year-old man was driving a Honda Fit when for an unknown reason, he slammed into the side of a Waste Management truck that was making a left turn from 20th Street east onto Avenue M.

The Honda driver, who has not been identified pending notification of family, was taken to Antelope Valley Hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was the sole occupant of the vehicle at the time of the crash.

The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries and was transported to a hospital.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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