Garbage Truck Fatally Strikes Pedestrian

An elderly man was struck and killed by a garbage truck in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood this morning, police said.

The incident was reported at 7:40 a.m. on Jones and Antonio streets, just south of O’Farrell Street.

The man was hit by a Recology garbage truck that was going in reverse, according to police.

Streets in the area have been closed and pedestrians and motorists are advised to avoid the area, police said.

Sasha Lekach, Bay City News

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