Officials ID man who was fatally struck by garbage truck

Posted: Updated:
CROWN HEIGHTS -

The man who was hit and killed by a Department of Sanitation truck on Thursday has been identified as 37-year-old Alberto Leal.

Police say Department of Sanitation worker Aaron Gilchrist has been charged with a number of moving violations in connection to the incident, including driving the wrong way down a one-way street.

RELATED: Police: Man dead after being struck by garbage truck

The Department of Sanitation says Gilchrest has been an employee for about 13 years.

The agency says it will continue to work with police while also conducting its own investigation.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."