Police in the South Valley say a man has died after being hit by a garbage truck.
It happened around 8 a.m. Monday at D Street and Olive in Porterville.
Investigators with the Porterville Police Department say a garbage truck hit a 73-year-old man who was riding in a motorized wheelchair within a crosswalk.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.
No other details have been made available.
Anyone with information about this collision is asked to call the police department's traffic unit at (559) 782-7400.
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