PALMDALE – Authorities have identified a motorist who was killed when his subcompact car collided with a trash truck in Palmdale.
He was Omar Dominguez Ortiz, 40, of San Bernardino, the coroner’s office reported.
The crash — involving a Honda Fit and a Waste Management truck — was reported about 11:50 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Avenue M and 20th Street East, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
According to the sheriff’s department, the eastbound Honda hit the side of the truck, which had been making a left turn from 20th Street east onto Avenue M. The truck driver suffered minor injuries and was treated at a hospital.
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