Man dies when pickup hits recycling truck

A man was killed Wednesday morning when the pickup truck he was driving struck the rear of a recycling truck on Umstead Drive in northern Durham County, according to the state Highway Patrol.

Trooper David Haithcock said the cause of the accident remained under investigation. He was unable to release the name of the man who was killed. There were no other injuries, Haithcock said.

The accident was reported about 7:15 a.m. at 3003 Umstead Drive, near Continental Drive.