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Pedestrian fatally struck by garbage truck in the Bronx

THE BRONX — A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a garbage truck in the Bronx early Tuesday morning, police say.

It happened around 5:30 a.m. at Jerome Avenue and East Gun Hill Road.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further details were released.

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