Officials ID man who was fatally struck by garbage truck

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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.

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