Man killed after crashing into garbage truck in SE Fresno and careening into front lawn of home: PD

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A man has died after a car crash involving a garbage truck in southeast Fresno Thursday morning.

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A man has died after a car crash involving a garbage truck in southeast Fresno Thursday morning.

Police have identified the man as 38-year-old Jamal Garrett

The Fresno Police Department says it happened around 9 am near Chestnut and Lane.

Officers say Garrett was in a white Buick speeding west on Lane and collided with the front of the garbage truck. The car then spun out and ended up on the front lawn of a home.

Police believe Garrett died immediately.

Residents were inside the home when the crash happened, but no one was injured.

The driver of the garbage truck suffered minor injuries but did not need to be hospitalized.

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