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Man struck, killed by garbage truck

4:30 PM, Aug 30, 2012   |    comments
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GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- A man in his 60s was struck and killed by a garbage truck Thursday morning.

Gwinnett County Police said the man, identified as Douglas Ezell, 67, of Norcross, was struck in the parking lot of a business in the 6400 block of Dawson Boulevard at about 8:30 Thursday morning.

Police said Ezell was loitering in the parking lot and approached the truck from a blind spot. The truck struck Ezell while driving through the parking lot. Ezell, they said, died at the scene from his injuries.

Investigators said the garbage truck driver is not facing charges at this point. Their investigation is ongoing.

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