Man Dies in Garbage Truck Crash

A garbage truck driver died in a crash in Genesee County Monday.

Police say the crash occurred at Dort Highway and Stanley Road in Genesee Township around 6:30 A.M. when the northbound trash truck crossed the center line into oncoming traffic, striking a Jeep Wrangler before hitting a utility pole. Police say the 56-year-old driver may have suffered a medical emergency prior to the crash. He died at the scene.

The Jeep driver suffered non life threatening injuries and was taken to Hurley Medical Center in Flint.