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Man dies in crash with garbage truck in NE Portland

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Portland Police responded to a crash involving a passenger vehicle and a Waste Management Truck early Wednesday morning on Northeast Prescott Street at 49th Avenue.

When medical personnel arrived at the scene, they determined that the driver of the passenger vehicle, a male in his 40s, died at the scene.

Officials said the driver of the Waste Management Truck was not injured in the crash, and is cooperating with police.

Northeast Prescott Street will be closed for several hours as officers from the Traffic Division’s Major Crash team conduct an investigation.

Investigators have not yet determined what driving behaviors led up to the crash.

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