Palmdale, California (September 26, 2019) – A man who died in a traffic collision last week Thursday in Palmdale has been identified.

The accident occurred at around 11:50 a.m. September 19, at the intersection of Avenue M and 20th Street East.

The crash involved a Honda Fit driven by 40-year-old Omar Dominguez Ortiz and a waste management truck. However, the events leading to the collision were not immediately established.

Ortiz suffered life-threatening injuries and was rushed to Antelope Valley Hospital where he later succumbed to the injuries.

The truck driver reportedly sustained minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

No further information was available.

The police are investigating the cause of the tragic accident.