Posted at: 04/25/2014 1:53 PM
Updated at: 04/25/2014 9:12 PM
A portion of West Ridge Road was shut down for several hours Friday afternoon because of a deadly crash with a garbage truck and a pickup truck.
West Ridge Road was shutdown from Hoover Drive to Stone Road.
Police and other officials are still investigating what happened, but we do know a red pickup truck crashed into the garbage truck around 1:30 p.m. Friday. The truck crossed over the median on West Ridge Road near Buckman Road.
Police confirm the driver of the pickup truck died at the scene. Police say the victim was in his early to mid-40's, but they are not releasing his name until all family members are notified.
Police say the driver of the garbage truck is okay.