Mauricio Garcia Oropeza Killed in Garbage Truck Accident on Skyline Dr in Daly City, CA

January 16, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Mauricio Garcia Oropeza
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Daly City Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Garbage Truck
Skyline Dr
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim's garbage truck crashed into a parked vehicle, pinning him between the two vehicles

What Happened

Daly City police are investigating an accident that killed a garbage truck driver on Skyline Dr in Daly City, CA on January 16th, 2019. 58-year-old Mauricio Garcia Oropeza was operating a garbage truck when the truck rolled back and crushed him in between the truck and a parked vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The parked vehicle was unoccupied at the time of the accident.

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