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Garbage truck driver suffers medical incident, crashes in Chaparral

A City of Calgary garbage truck crashes in Chaparral on Friday, March 24, 2023. A City of Calgary garbage truck crashes in Chaparral on Friday, March 24, 2023.
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Emergency crews rushed to the community of Chaparral on Friday after the driver of a garbage truck lost control of the vehicle, causing it to crash.

It happened in the 200 block of Chaparral Ravine View S.E. around 8:30 a.m.

The truck took out a tree and an Enmax power box and appeared to have also damaged a gutter at the front of a two-storey home.

Calgary police say the driver had suffered a medical incident. Though paramedics rushed the driver to hospital, they were pronounced dead. 

No one in the house was injured.

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