A woman was struck and killed by a garbage truck in San Jose early Wednesday, according to the police department.
The fatal crash occurred at about 7:40 a.m. in the 400 block of Fontanelle Court in South San Jose, police said.
The 2008 Peterbilt truck was going west on the street and the woman walked toward the front of the truck in the driver's blind spot and was hit. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
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The truck driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators, who do not believe impairment was a factor in the collision.
It was the 10th fatal crash and the 11th death on San Jose streets this year. Eight of those have involved pedestrians, police said.
No further details were immediately available.
Bay City News contributed to this reported.