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1 dead in Bensonhurst SUV, sanitation truck crash

August 8, 2012 2:50:35 AM PDT
One person was killed when an SUV collided with a private sanitation truck in Brooklyn early Wednesday.

The vehicles collided at the intersection of 20th Avenue and 61st Street in Bensonhurst just after 2:15 a.m.

The force of the crash flipped the sanitation vehicle onto its side.

A passenger in the Jeep Cherokee was killed.

The drivers of both vehicles were taken to Lutheran Medical Center, as well as a passenger in the sanitation truck.

They were being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the SUV was taken into custody.

CLICK HERE to see images from the scene.

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