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A woman who was involved in a collision with a garbage truck died from injuries suffered in the accident, police said Wednesday.

Patricia Morrison, 19, 8701 S. 620 East, was a passenger in a pickup truck that collided with a garbage truck at 8313 S. Seventh East.She died at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday at LDS Hospital after being flown from Alta View Hospital, a nursing supervisor said.

"The driver didn't see the garbage truck in time and couldn't veer around it," said Sandy police Sgt. Larry Davis.

Mark Digiacomo, 20, Sandy, was uninjured when the 1987 Toyota pickup he was driving north on Seventh East collided with an Ace Disposal garbage truck that was backing out of an apartment complex driveway.

The vehicle ran under the back of the garbage truck and then left the road and struck three cement pillars, officers said.