DALY CITY, CA — A garbage truck driver with Republic Services died in a crash in Daly City Wednesday morning, a police sergeant said. The crash was reported at about 6:15 a.m. in the 600 block of Skyline Boulevard near Carmel Avenue, Daly City police Sgt. Ron Harrison said.
The driver, identified by the San Mateo County coroner’s office as 58-year-old South San Francisco resident Mauricio Garcia Oropeza, was picking up garbage and heading north on Skyline when the truck hit an unoccupied parked car, Harrison said.
Somehow Garcia Oropeza ended up outside of his vehicle and was crushed between the two vehicles, according to Harrison.
He said investigators are trying to determine how the driver ended up between the two vehicles.